Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu with a view to improving security in the state, today Wednesday, November 25, 2020, had a meeting with the Inspectors, rank and file cadres of the command on improved service delivery.
The conference was held at POWA Hall, Oduduwa, GRA Ikeja, Lagos, where CP Odumosu engaged hundreds of the personnel in a tete-a-tete to fine tune a way forward on policing the state especially during ember months.
The police boss charged the officers to brazen up, discharge their duties without fear or favor or sentiments as the laws are explicit on the duties of the police. He said “We must rise up to the security challenges in Lagos state and continue to contain them appropriately in as much as the Nigeria Police reigns”.
The parley was witnessed by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, DCP Mohammed Ali, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Finance and Administration, DCP Etim Oqua, ACP Department of Operations, ACP Dotun Odubona, ACP Wale Ajao, second-in-command to Commander Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State and staff officers from the Command Headquarters Ikeja. The meeting was basically father-to-son talk with the rank and file as the Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers were exempted from the meeting.
The policeman appreciated the CP, Hakeem Odumosu for his fatherly roles and moves to improve their general welfare and safety in order to discharge their duties as required. They however promised to do the needful and fortify security across the state which will be devoid of corruption, incivility and unprofessional vices.
In another development, operatives attached to Alakuko Station, with the help of members of some communities, arrested four (4) suspected armed robbers on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 around 12am.
The suspects are said to have been terrorizing and dispossessing residents of AMJE Bus Stop, Ajegunle, Masalasi and Dalemo communities in Alakuko Area of Lagos State of their belongings.
One locally-made pistol with four (4) life cartridges was recovered from them. The suspected armed robbers are Suleiman Babajide, 26 years old, Mustapha Michael, 25 years old, , Daniel Gideon, 23 years old and Olalekan Adesina, 26 years old.
CP Odumosu has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the State CID, Panti for thorough investigation, while he charged other police stations and operatives in the command to make Lagos discouraging for criminals and miscreants to operate or hideaway particularly during the ember months.