As the Lagos state police command is intensifying efforts in the improvement of security in the state and cracking down on criminals in the state, it becomes very obvious that all avenues need to be exploited in order to curb the menace
And this led to the state commissioner of police having a chit chat with the personnel’s
It was gathered that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, with a view to improving security in Lagos, today 25th November 2020, parleyed the Inspectors and rank and file cadres of the command on improved service delivery.
The conference was held at the POWA Hall, Oduduwa, GRA, Ikeja, where the Commissioner of Police engaged hundreds of the personnel in a tete-a-tete to finetune a way forward on policing the state, especially during ember months.
This was contained in a press release on the 25th of November, 2020 by SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (MNIPR) Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State Command Ikeja.
And the full text of the statement reads below.
The police boss charged them to brace up and discharge their duties without fear or favor and sentiments as the laws are explicit on the duties of the police. He said, “We must rise up to the security challenges in the state and continue to contain them appropriately in as much as the Nigeria Police reigns”.
The parley was witnessed by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, DCP Mohammed Ali, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Finance and Administration, DCP Etim Oqua, ACP Department of Operations, ACP Dotun Odubona, ACP Wale Ajao, second-in-command to Commander Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State and staff officers from the Command Headquarters Ikeja, but with the exception of the Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers as the meeting was basically father-to-son talk.
The policemen appreciated the Commissioner of Police for his fatherly roles and moves to improve their general welfare and safety in order to discharge their duties as required. They however promised to do the needful and fortify security across the state which will be devoid of corruption, incivility, and unprofessional vices.
In another development, the police operatives attached to Alakuko Station, with the help of members of some communities, arrested four (4) suspected armed robbers on 24th November 2020 at about 12 am.
The suspects have been terrorizing and dispossessing residents of AMJE Bus Stop, Ajegunle, Masalasi, and Dalemo communities in Alakuko Area of Lagos State of their belongings. One locally-made pistol with 4 life cartridges was recovered from them. The suspected armed robbers included SULEIMAN BABAJIDE, m, 26, MUSTAPHA MICHAEL,m, 25, DANIEL GIDEON, m, 23, and OLALEKAN ADESINA, m, 26.
The Commissioner of Police has ordered that the suspects be transferred to State CID, Panti, for a thorough investigation, while he charged other police stations and operatives in the command to make Lagos conducive for criminals and miscreants to operate or hibernate particularly during the ember months.