Foremost Adamawa based philanthropist, Abdullahi Ahmed also known as Abdu Dollar has donated three patrol vehicles to the Adamawa State police command and one patrol vehicle to the Yola South vigilante operatives.
Out of the three vehicles, he promised the police, the philanthropist has made available one to the state police command.
Commenting on the gesture while unveiling the patrol van, the state police commissioner, Olugbenga Adeyanju said the gesture is a right step in the right direction.
He said the move is in line with the federal government’s move to enthrone community policing adding that security is everybody’s business.
Adeyanju who thanked Abdullahi Ahmed for the gesture urged other well spirited individuals to emulate the philanthropist for the good of the society.
He said the command will write an official letter to Abdu Dollar to appreciate the gesture and also said he will inform higher police authorities of the gesture.
Speaking on the rationale for the gesture Abdullahi Ahmed said the gesture is aimed at reducing the social insecurity bedevilling the society.
Ahmed who is represented by Abubakar Hassan said the philanthropist will continue to give out to the community promising to do his best towards providing succor to the less privileged as that will go a long way in reducing insecurity.