#EndSARS: No cases of Police brutality, harassment in Kwara — CP

Posted by News Express | 18 October 2020 | 253 times

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•Kwara Police Commissioner Kayode Egbetokun

 

By GARBA MUHAMMAD, Kaduna

The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, says there is no cases of Police brutally, intimidation and harassment in the State.

Egbetokun stated this shortly after commissioning the first-ever office building built by the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Adewole Division, SP Mustapha Olayemi, in Ilorin on Saturday.

The Police Boss said the Command had not recorded any form of brutality and commended the people for their support and cooperation.

He urged the people not to believe anything they read on social media, but try to verify and establish the truth.

Egbetokun enjoined Nigerians to embrace the spirit of Community Policing to wipe out crime in the Society.

The Police Commissioner reiterated that since his assumption of office in the state, he had just commissioned a building project and called on other Police Officers to embrace the spirit put in place by SP Olayemi.

He said the Police has a procedure of dealing with erring Police Officers found wanting in the discharge of their duties.

Egbetokun stated that the Command had zero tolerance for indiscipline, calling on the people to always report cases of misbehavior to the appropriate authority for necessary sanctions.

The Police Boss commended the DPO SP Olayemi, the officers and men of Adewole Division for their commitment and support.

Also speaking at the occasion, a Legal Luminary and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Yusuf Ola-Olu Ali, commended the foresight of SP Olayemi for the project and enjoined other DPO to emulate the spirit.

Earlier, the DPO Adewole, SP Mustapha Olayemi, said he embarked on the project to ease office accommodation being experienced by his men and to enhance their dignity for effective and efficient service delivery.

Olayemi stated that since his assumption of office in the Division, crime had reduced to the barest minimum as a result of the commitment of his officers and support of the people.


Source: News Express

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