Sit-at-home: AIG Iliyasu, CP Ebrimson, Odumosu Enforce Compliance In Lagos, Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Thursday, April 9, 2020

Sit-at-home: AIG Iliyasu, CP Ebrimson, Odumosu Enforce Compliance In Lagos, Ogun

AIG Ahmed Iliyasu (middle) flanked by Lagos CP, Akeem Odumosu (L) and Ogun State Police Commissioner, CP Kenneth Ebrimson
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
LAGOS - To further enforce the lockdown order and assess the level of compliance, the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 2 Command, Onikan Lagos, AIG Ahmed Iliyasu accompanied by the Commissioners of Police in charge of Lagos and Ogun states, Akeem Odumosu and Kenneth Ebrimson on Thursday embarked on monitoring exercise of both states borders. 

Speaking at the Lagos Kara and interchange, borders for both states, AIG Iliyasu, who was impressed by the compliance, said Nigeria Police Force and Community Policing have been the yardstick towards achieving better results.

According to him, there has been a huge compliance about the lockdown in both States, adding that, ‘’the few people apprehended does not imply failure of the exercise, since the country is not totally shutdown’’.

The AIG emphasised the need for continued synergy between the two states, in order to sustain the cooperation and success recorded, saying efforts were being intensified to make Ogun and Lagos, ‘crime free zones’.

In their separate remarks, the Lagos State, Commissioner of Police, Akeem Odumosu and his Ogun counterpart, Kenneth Ebrimson pledged to always complement the good legacy of the AIG, promising that the two States would not relent in joint policing, especially at this crucial stage of Covid-19 in the country, to make the Federal Government pronouncement on lockdown a success.

Other sister agencies, at the events included; Traffic Compliance and  Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO), So- Safe Corps, Police Community Relations Committee, amongst others.

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