Gov. Fayemi Tasks Security Personnel on Professionalism
Agents of security outfits in Nigeria have been challenged to always display Professionalism and desist from actions that can mar the image of their organizations.
This is part of the submissions of Ekiti State Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi and other stakeholders in Ado-Ekiti at a send-forth organised for the newly promoted AIG and former Commissioner of Police Ekiti State, Mr Amba Asuquo.
Represented by the Deputy Governor Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Governor Fayemi, who described AIG Asuquo as a humble and efficient officer, said if other officers, ranks and files of the security Agencies could emulate him, the country would be ridden of criminal activities in no distance time.
He noted that the fomer Ekiti State Commissioner of Police did not only ensure that criminal were chased out of the state but also put a stop to activities of kidnappers by bringing them to book.
The Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers, Oba Ajibade Alabi said that the AIG married professionalism with dexterity in efforts to ensure peace across the state.
Oba Alabi who maintained that Ekiti people appreciated his short stay and contributions in ensuring a stable society, called on government at levels to always give necessary assistance to Security Agencies in order to meet the current challenges in security sector.
PCRC Chairman in Ekiti State, Pastor Sunday Makinde and the Special Assistant to the Governor on Security, Retired Brigadier General Ebenezer Ogundana asked him to keep on the good deeds for which he was known in Ekiti.
The celebrant and New AIG, Amba Asuquo appreciated the people of Ekiti State for the maximum cooperation he enjoyed during his stay in office as Police Commissioner.
The AIG, who maintained that he was advantaged to know who would succeed him in office, urged residents of Ekiti, Governments and other stakeholders to extend maximum support he enjoyed while in the state as Commissioner of Police to the incoming police commissioner.
Mr Asuquo charged sister security Agencies to remain committed to fighting against the wave of crimes in the society, noting that through collective efforts, Nigeria would be free of criminal activities.
The ceremony was attended by the Security Chiefs from different outfits in Ekiti including the Commander of the Nigerian Army 32 Artillery Bridge Akure, Brigadier General LZ Abubakar.