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IGP Reiterates Commitment to Security Nationwide

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has reiterated the force commitment to reducing criminality through community policing.

Mr Adamu stated this in Ibadan at the Southwest Geo-political Zone Security Summit held in Ibadan.

Mr Adamu, who was the convener of the summit, stressed that the police had succeeded in using community policing to stabilise public security, noting that fleet 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 an address of welcome, Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde noted that Southwest 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.

Iyabo Adebisi

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