KWARA STATE SECURITY SITUATION
25TH JAN. 2021
In a bid to ensure a more proactive policing of Kwara State, especially at this time of high anxiety over issues of security of lives and property which is of Paramount concern to the good people of Kwara State consequent upon happenings around our neighbouring States of Ondo and Oyo.
The commissioner of police, Cp Mohammed Lawal Bagega psc, held an extra ordinary emergency security meeting with Area Commanders, heads of Tactical Units and Divisional Police Officers in the Command.
The Cp made it sufficiently clear to the officers that, no break down of law and order of any nomenclature will be tolerated in any part of the state. Divisional Police Officers and Area Commanders are directed to monitor the activities of herders and farmers alike and must be professional in their handling of all issues brought before them, he also admonished the officers to oil the community policing machinery in their different AORs by partnering with all relevant stakeholders in monitoring the alleged influx of strange Fulani in the state.
The Cp also reiterated the need for constant and sustained patrols and stop and search of their jurisdictions to actualize the visibility policing strategy of the command and continuously raid vulnerable points in the state.
While advising the good people of Kwara state to be vigilant at all times, he solicited for informations that could lead to the arrest of criminals.
The Cp restated his resolve to do everything legally possible to make the peace and safety of Kwara state a task that must not be allowed to shirk.
He advised Officers/men of the police Command to be alert and be prepared at all times while they should properly handle their fire arms as no accidental discharge will be tolerated.
SP Okasanmi Ajayi (anipr)
Police Public Relations Officer
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE