The newly posted Commissioner of Police in Kwara State, Amienbo Tuesday Assayomo psc+ has called on traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state to help the command in achieving primary assignment of ensuring that the good people of Kwara sleep at night with their two eyes closed.
Amienbo made the call during his maiden press briefing held at the Police headquarters in Ilorin, the state capital on Friday 13th of August.
He said, “before my assumption of office, I have been well briefed of the urbane nature of the State, the geographical location of the state as the gateway between the Northern and Southern parts of the country”
“A State that has a high propensity of getting to an unassailable level of development, if the security architecture of the state is not in any way compromised, the single reason I am posted to the state to strengthen the security of the state, using my proficiency in policing in accordance with the global best policing practices leveraging on community policing principles, which include working together with vigilante and other non-state actors in line with the Policing strategy of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba NPM, mni,” he said.
Talking about strategy to deploy in achieving his goal of crime free society in the state, Amienbo furthered, “I wish to assure the good people of Kwara State of my determination to put into maximum use all strategies that will help me in achieving this onerous objective.
“I want to use this rare opportunity to solicit for the corporation of all and sundry, especially, the traditional institutions, Religious, Organizations, Civil Society organizations, student bodies, Professional bodies and members of the security community in the State in achieving this objective so that the good people of Kwara State can sleep at night with their two eyes closed”.
While reiterating that the Command under his watch will operate an open door policy, he maintained that the command “shall be simple but firm in her attitude towards good service delivery to our people.
“As we are resolutely committed to wiping out criminality of all shapes and mode, we want to assure the good people of Kwara State that they have no reason to fear, panic or be threatened, as the police under my control are aware and are sufficiently briefed on my zero tolerance for indiscipline and negligence on the part of any policeman found in any unpoliceman like conduct”.
He further expressed readiness to cooperate with all the sister security agencies in the state.
“I am also using this medium to assure sister services of my readiness, as a team player to work hand in glove with them to consolidate the achievements recorded in the state before my arrival and to also make the state uncomfortable, especially for kidnappers, cultists, cyber criminals and all other forms of vices and anti-social behaviours, thus warning criminals to pack their bags and relocate from this State or else they will have themselves to blame,” he added.
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