Enugu CP seeks sister agencies collaboration to combat insecurity
By Millicent Onaga, Enugu
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr. Abubakar Lawal has called for a closer synergy between the Police and various formations of the Nigerian Army to enhance security of lives and property in the State.
Lawal made the call while on a courtesy visit to the General Officer Commanding, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, of the 82 Division, 103 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Enugu.
The Commissioner said that the Command was already having cordial and harmonious relationship and collaboration with the Nigerian Army formations in the State but want to deepen the cooperation among them.
“He stated that, “the familiarization tour is to seek for enhanced collaboration and co-operation from the Command and the Division, with a view to maintaining public security and safety in the State” he stated.
“We sued for the strengthening of existing collaboration and cooperation between the Command and the Division, in view of consolidating successes recorded in maintaining public security and safety in the State.
In his remarks, the GOC welcomed the CP and assured him of continued collaboration and support of the Division, noting that “the existing security challenges in the Southeast Zone are such that have placed on the Police, Military and other Agencies, the burden of effective synergy and cooperation.
He also commended the Command for ensuring that the State remains one of the most peaceful in the Division’s areas of responsibility.
Similarly, while thanking the Commander of 533 Base Services Group of the Nigerian Air Force for the warm reception accorded him and Team, the CP further called for the sustaining and strengthening of existing synergy between the Command and the Group.
The Commander, who warmly welcomed the CP to his Office, assured him of the maximum extension of his hand of fellowship to further strengthen the existing working relationship, collaboration and cooperation with the Command.