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Shippers’ Council raises moral of Marine Police, donates Toyota Hilux van

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The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has donated a Toyota Hilux patrol van to the Marine Police Command to aid their surveillance operations at the ports.

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Council, Barr. Hassan Bello, who handed over the key of the vehicle to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Kola Sodipo of Marine Police Command at the NSC’s Headquarters, said the vehicle was donated to the police as part of the Council’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Bello emphasized further that the donation was part of the resolution of the Council to maintain maximum security in the port community.

According to him, “The Nigerian Shippers’ Council as port regulator has resolved to transform the Nigerian ports to make them attractive and efficient and enjoined the Nigeria Police to be a dependable partner with the Council in order to achieve this target”.

While maintaining that NSC’s partnership with the Marine Police Command would help to address many security challenges at the Nigerian ports,Bello commended the Marine Command for the role they have played in maintaining security in the port community.

Responding, AIG Kola Sodipo expressed appreciation to the Management and Staff of the Council for the vehicle donated to them and assured that the vehicle would be put into maximum use for the security patrol in the port environ

He called on other agencies to emulate the Council’s gesture in this regard by assisting the Nigeria Police.


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