Civil Defence And Police Synergizes To Boost Security In Lagos state...

Courtesy Visit : Commandant Eweka Okoro Receives The Commissioner Of Police Lagos State Today In His Office

Civil Defence And Police Synergizes To Boost Security In Lagos state…

The Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Edenabu Douglas Okoro, earlier today, Thursday, March 10, 2022, received the Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State Police Command, CP Sylvester Alabi Abiodun, who paid him an official courtesy visit, in his office, at the NSCDC, Lagos State Command Head Quarters, in Alausa, Ikeja.

The corps spokesman, Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide, states that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Sylvester Alabi Abiodun, said, “His visit to the Commandant was meant to familiarize himself and the members of his management team with the Commandant and his team and to further strengthen the synergetic relationship between the two services in the state.”

In his statement, he further affirmed in his statement that there is no competition between the police and the corps, but rather a stronger relationship would be needed between both services in his time to boost the security architecture of Lagos State, in a bid to fight common crimes and criminals in society.

In his response, Commandant Eweka Okoro said, “he seized the opportunity of the visit to first commiserate with the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), over the demise of Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Joseph Obiajulu Egbunike, DIG in charge of Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID). He then later commended the Lagos Commissioner of Police for the new impetus and morale he brought to the state to combat crimes and criminality.

In addition, he commended the CP, for the administrative and intelligent mannerism, he has been using to handle several cases, since his resumption in the state and promised to work assiduously with him to succeed.

It is also imperative to note, that the Commissioner of Police, had on his entourage, members of his management team, which included; Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Ahmed Kontagora (DCP Operations), DCP Bassey Ewah (DCP Finance and Administration), Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Adekunle Ajisebutu ( Police Public Relations Officer) and others.

However, Commandant Eweka Okoro also received the CP, into the NSCDC, Lagos State Command, Headquarters, with the following members of his management team; Deputy Commandant of Corps (DCC) Obinma Frederick (2ic of the Command), DCC Jimoh Sulaiman (Head of Operations Department), DCC Akinremi Ajose (Head of Intelligence and Investigation Department), Assistant Commandant of Corps (ACC) Aiyegbusi Opeyemi Motunrayo (2ic Administration Department) and Assistant Superintendent of Corps I (ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide (Civil Defence Public Relations Officer).

Finally, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Police have a robust synergy in the state, and the duo strategic commanders believe that this visit will further boost the collaborative efforts of the services to eradicate crimes in Lagos State.

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