The German government through the German Federal Criminal Police Agency (BKA) in Nigeria has donated 10 brand new Toyota Hiace Buses to Nigerian Federal law enforcement agencies.
The BKA is a German federal law enforcement agency responsible for fighting international insurgency, international organized drug trafficking, human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation, cybercrime and international serious crimes including kidnapping, and sea piracy.
The BKA has long standing collaborations with Nigerian law enforcement agencies especially DSS, EFCC, NAPTIP, NDLEA and NPF. The collaboration is not only limited to operative measures but also covers areas of trainings, technical support and supply of equipment.
The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos, Dr. Bernd von Muenchow-Pohl performed a handover of 10 Toyota Hiace Buses donated by the BKA (2 each to the above named agencies, who are the partner agencies of the BKA) on the 5th of October.
These are the following agencies that were represented at the laudable event held today in Lekki :
DSS: Director Lagos DSS: Mr Egbunu J. Yusuf.
NPF-IRT: DCP Tunji Disu
EFCC: Dep. Zonal Commander: Mr Emeka Okonjo.
NAPTIP: Lagos Zonal Head: Mr Ganiyu Aganran.
NDLEA: DCGN Mr Adeyemi Adeofe
The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos, Herbet Maassen said the presentation of the vehicles was in line with the commitment of the German government to contribute positively to foreign countries.
“The presentation of the vehicles is our own way of contributing towards assisting the Nigerian security agencies to maintain peace and security in Nigeria. We will continue to do more as the situation requires,” he said.