GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has approved extra-street lights to beef up security and enhance surveillance in the state as the yuletide approaches.
Disclosing this to newsmen at an event in Awka , the Head of Service of the Anambra State Civil Service Harry Uduh, said the state government deemed it fit to provide more street lights to illuminate every nook and cranny of the state as government does not intend to lose any citizen on account of bad roads and total darkness in some parts of the state.
Uduh explained that the governor realized that the ones deployed in the state currently were not adequate for the pressure on the roads, pointing out that the street lights when mounted would to enhance surveillance, as well as provide adequate vision especially at night time during and after the yuletide.
The Head of Service noted that the security chiefs in the state can attest to the fact that Governor Willie Obiano has provided water-tight security atmosphere in the state especially with constant provision of security vehicles and a host of other apparatus to security agencies to boost their operations in crime fighting and crime prevention in Anambra State.
He equally recalled that the state governor had said that in no distant time, government will launch Close Circuit Television (CCTV) at strategic locations across the state for the purposes of crime detection and crime prevention, stressing that Governor Obiano does not joke with the security of lives and property of the citizenry particular in the Ember Months.
Apart from security and surveillance, the state Head of Service also disclosed that work were on-going on most of the Internal roads as well as some federal roads where the Anambra State Government was doing some palliatives to ensure that the roads were in good shape in preparation for the mass return of Ndi-Anambra and other south easterners for the Christmas and New year festivities.