By Adenitan Akinola
The Commissioner of Police in Osun state, Mr Isyaku Mohammed has announced that the command will embark on constant raiding of the black spots and criminals hideouts across the state.
Mr Mohammed who was just posted to the state made the disclosure while addressing journalists at the police headquarters, Osogbo, Osun State capital.
He hinted that he had directed all formations to draw up action plans to actualize mission that would instantly arrest prevalent crimes in their areas to the barest minimum.
The Police Commissioner stated that his stay in the state as chief law enforcer would provide credible leadership that is accountable to the people through intelligence-led and community-oriented policing.
He said he was open to constructive criticisms, adding that he would welcome all manners of suggestions that would aid his administration in providing better police services to the good people of Osun State.
He urged the residents of the State to join forces with the State Command to make the State a safe haven for all.
He said, “This occasion offers me an opportunity to meet with you, the Fourth Estate of the Realm, and invite you to share in my mission of making Osun state a safe haven and home of peace for all who live and carry on legitimate businesses therein.
“Together we shall all chat a good course in policing the State; and I, therefore, solicit for your generous cooperation in sustaining the already existing strong synergy and good working relationship between you and the officers of the Command.
“I want to clearly state that as the chief law enforcer of the state, my mission is to bring to reality the vision of the Inspector-General of Police of zero tolerance to corruption, a secured environment for citizens to thrive, policing with International best practices, upholding the Rule of Law, and Respect for fundamental Human Rights of all citizens.
“All these I shall strive hard to achieve, especially with the support of team-spirited Officers and Men I met in the Command, together with the cooperation of other security agencies in the state and stakeholders such as the traditional rulers, religious leaders, public spirited associations, students and youth leaders etc; as security is a collective responsibility.
“I have no doubt that, together we shall fight all criminal elements in the State to a standstill and Osun State will not be a safe haven for criminal to breed.