Insecurity: Community Policing is the Way Forward – IGP
Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Mohammed Adamu has reiterated the force efforts at reducing criminality through community policing.
Mr. Adamu stated this in Ibadan at the Southwest Geo-Political Zone Security Summit held in Ibadan.
The IGP who is the convener of the summit, stressed that the police had succeeded in using community policing to stabilise the public security, noting that fleets of patrol vans had been acquired and would be deployed across highways and cities in the country.
Contributing, Lagos State governor who spoke through the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and his counterpart from Ogun state, Mr. Dapo Abiodun in a message from deputy governor, Mrs. Noimot Salako-Oyedele called for the deployment of massive technology to tackle insecurity.
Earlier, in a welcome address, Oyo state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde noted that South-West governors were committed to safety and security in the region and Nigeria at large.
Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Soliu Adetunji who spoke through High Chief Lekan Balogun expressed the determination of traditional rulers to partner security agencies and to achieve a crime free society.