The Taraba Government on Wednesday donated 180 motorcycles to vigilance groups in the state for patrol as part of efforts to tackle security challenges.
Speaking on the occasion, the Acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, said the donation would boost the morale of the vigilance groups and complement the efforts of the security agencies.
He said vigilance groups were critical partners in combating crime and also in the area of intelligence gathering.
Umar urged the groups to continue to cooperate with other security outfits for the overall peace and prosperity of the state.
Responding, the Deputy Commandant of the vigilance groups, Mr Iliyasu Umar, commended the acting governor for the support given them.
He promised that vigilantes would redouble their efforts in fighting crime.
He also promised collaboration and cooperation with the police in the discharge of their duties. (NAN)