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Gov Bello Inaugurates Community Policing Advisory Committee

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Gov Bello Inaugurates Community Policing Advisory Committee

Gov Bello Inaugurates Community Policing Advisory Committee

Gov Bello Inaugurates Community Policing Advisory Committee

Inauguration of the state community policing advisory committee and state policing committee.

The Deputy Governor chief Edward David Onoja representing the Deputy Governor speaking at the event on behalf of the governor His Excellency Yahaya Adoza Bello
He stressed the facts that security is the work of everybody and when this is implemented we will begin to have little or no crime in the State.

Three stages of policing as stated by the IGP Representative 
Protection: Protecting the people against crime, the community police will assist to give reliable information that’d will assist the police positively.

Awareness: to keep the general public abreast of the happenings around and how to stay safe

Cooperation: enhance the friendship between the civilians and the men on uniform

The Deputy Governor chief Edward David Onoja representing the Deputy Governor speaking at the event on behalf of the governor His Excellency Yahaya Adoza Bello
He stressed the facts that security is the work of everybody and when this is implemented we will begin to have little or no crime in the State.

He pointed out that the state has recorded an improvement from status quo in the area of security and not minding recent events, government remained committed to securing the lives and property of every citizen.

He expressed confidence that once the Community policing policy was fully implemented, the state would have a near-zero crime occurrences which has always being the desire of his administration.

Speaking on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, Deputy Inspector General, Lawal Shehu noted that Policing was everyone’s business as everyone remained partners in ensuring the safety of lives and properties.

He expressed that the Community Policing Policy would certainly improve policing in the country and the state noting that the advisory committee was expected to advise the state Governor from time to time on matters of security in the state

He added that Community policing involved partnership and collaboration advising that members of the community should participate effectively in the effort to ensure its success.

The IG said members enlisted for the community police would be nominated by the communities themselves and was certain that persons who were unqualified or unworthy of such responsibility would not be picked.

The Advisory Committee would be chaired by the State’s Commissioner of Police, Ayuba Edeh and co-chaired by the President, Kogi State Council of Traditional council and Attah of Igala Kingdom, Dr. Michael Ameh Oboni II.

The Committee also comprised of representatives of Religious leaders, Regional leaders, Heads of Security Agencies in Kogi, Labour leaders, Youth, women, People Living with disabilities, and NGOs.

 

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