Osun CP pleads for public support to aid effective policing

Posted by News Express | 20 April 2017 | 2,014 times

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 The Osun State Commissioner of Police, CP Fimihan Adeoye, has solicited for the support and cooperation of the citizens of the state to aid policing and ensure better enforcement of law by the police.

CP Adeoye said this while addressing newsmen at the Correspondents' Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Osogbo, capital of Osun State, yesterday.

He explained that the force needs the support of the people of the state including the media to be able to maintain and sustain the peace that is already reigning in the state.

The police chief assured that police would not relent in its efforts to rid the society of criminals and ensure safety of lives and properties of the citizenry.

While answering a question on the search for the two missing students of the University of Osun State (UNIOSUN), CP Adeoye said the missing student are still alive and that investigation is still on-going on the matter.

On the recent clash in Ile-Ife, CP Adeoye said the police command is currently meeting major stakeholders and ensuring that a reoccurrence of the ugly incident is avoided.

His words," police will ensure safety of lives and properties and maintain existing peace in this state. We are addressing the issues of the area boys and we will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute anyone who attempt to constitute threat to other people in any part of the state.

"Whoever that is harassed by the area boys should report to the police and necessary action would be taken without hesitation and that is why we are seeking the cooperation of the people to be able to deal with the criminals appropriately”, CP Adeoye explained.

The Chairman of the chapel, Mr. Hameed Oyegbade, lauded the CP for his approach to crime fighting which he said was making the public to change their perception about the police.

Photo shows Osun State Correspondent of Daily Trust newspapers and Chairman of Correspondents’ Chapel in the State, Prince Hameed Oyegbade discussing with Osun State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye when the CP visited the Correspondents’ Chapel today while the Osogbo Area Commander, ACP S.K Isa looks on.    

Source: News Express

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