Gov. Fayemi Sets up Community Policing Committees

Governor Kayode Fayemi has inaugurated the State Advisory and Community Policing Committees with a view to proffer a lasting solution to the wave of crimes and ensure the economic growth of the state.

Performing the ceremony in Ado-Ekiti, Governor Fayemi charged the Committee and security outfits in the state to be determined, dedicated and focused in order to realize the purpose for which it was created.

He explained that economic growth could only be realized in an environment free of acrimony and urged members of the Committee to justify the confidence reposed in them by living up to expectations.

The Representative of the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Oyebanji Folawuyo said that the idea of community policing was to enhance collaboration between the security agents and the people in the society.

Also, the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ambba Asuquo noted that the community policing was anchored on three Strategies which were community partnership, organizational transformation and problem solving.

Earlier, the Chairman of Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC in the state, Pastor Sunday Makinde appreciated the administration of Governor Fayemi for prioritizing the security of lives and property adding that the committee would work with conventional security outfits to ensure peaceful atmosphere needed for economic growth.

Oriola Afolabi

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