FeaturedMetro

IGP Egbetokun Strengthens Security Collaborations In Adamawa  Amidst Tragic Loss

Daud Olatunji

The  Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, on Tuesday, embarked on a crucial official visit to Adamawa State,following a recent attack on the State Police Command .

The Police Force Public Relations Officer, ACP, Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday. 

Adejobi said the  visit, prompted by the tragic death of Police Inspector Jacob Daniel, resulted in significant discussions with key stakeholders to enhance collaborative efforts in ensuring the safety and well-being of Adamawa State residents.

He added that IGP Egbetokun engaged in pivotal meetings with His Excellency, the Governor of Adamawa State, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, and His Royal Highness Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha. 

Adejobi stated that the  discussions underscored the necessity for cohesive cooperation between the Nigeria Police Force, the state government, and traditional institutions to effectively address emerging security challenges in the region.

According to him, a focal point of the visit included an interactive session at the Command headquarters, where the IGP met with officers and men led by Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola Adeniyi. 

He said that the IGP, while comending the officers’ dedication,  pledged continuous support for their efforts in maintaining law and order.

The statement read partly, “A crucial aspect of the visit involved an interactive session at the Command headquarters, where the IGP met with officers and men led by the Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola Adeniyi. 

Commending the officers’ dedication, the IGP pledged continuous support for their efforts in maintaining law and order.

” He emphasized the importance of harmonious collaboration between officers and members of other security agencies, noting that the NPF is not at war with other agencies. He also reassured them of improved welfare and training.

“Accompanied by key officers, including the supervisory Deputy Inspector General of Police for the North East, DIG Bala Ciroma; DIG Department of Operations DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji; AIG Airwing, Danladi Lalas, and the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the IGP expressed deep condolences to the family of Inspector Jacob. 

“He assured them of justice and conveyed appreciation for the donations made by the Police Community Relations Committee Chairman, Adamawa Concerned Citizens Association, and the Hunters Association in support of the deceased officer’s family during this challenging time.

“The Inspector General of Police extended gratitude to the Governor, His Royal Highness Lamido of Adamawa, and the people of the state for their unwavering commitment to ensuring a safe and secure environment.

“He reiterated the police force’s dedication to continuous collaboration with the government and traditional institutions in fostering lasting peace and security in Adamawa State.”

Do you want to share a story with us? Do you want to advertise with us? Do you need publicity for a product, service, or event? Contact us on WhatsApp +2348183319097 Email: platformtimes@gmail.com

Related Articles

Back to top button