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NSCDC, police Synergize on security improvement in Lagos state

NSCDC, police Synergize on security improvement in Lagos state

There is hope for security improvement in Lagos state as the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Edenabu Douglas Okoro, MSC, ACMA, CNA, on Thursday, received the Commissioner of Police(CP), Lagos State Police Command, CP Sylvester Alabi Abiodun, who payed him an official courtesy visit, in his office, at the NSCDC, Lagos State Command Head Quarters, in Alausa, Ikeja.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Sylvester Alabi Abiodun, said his visit to the Commandant was meant to familiarize himself and the members of his management team with the Commandant and his team and to further strengthen the relationship between the two services in the state.

Assistant Superintendent of Corps I(ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide
Civil Defence Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State Command stated this in a press statement

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According to the statement, he affirmed that there is no competition between the Police and the Corps, but rather a stronger relationship would be needed between both services, in his time to boost the security architecture of Lagos State, in a bid to fight common crimes and criminals in the society.”

Commandant Eweka Okoro, in his response, seized the opportunity of the visit to commiserate with the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over the demise of Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Joseph Obiajulu Egbunike, DIG in charge of Force Criminal Investigation Department(FCID).

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He however commended, the Lagos Commissioner of Police, for the new impetus and morale he brought in to the state to combat crimes and criminality.

In addition, he commended the CP, for the administrative and intelligent manner he has been handling several cases, since his resumption in the state and promised to work assiduously with him to succeed.

It is also imperative to note, that the Commissioner of Police, had on his entourage, members of his management team, which include; Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Ahmed Kontagora (DCP Operations), DCP Bassey Ewah (DCP Finance and Administration), Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Adekunle Ajisebutu (Police Public Relations Officer) among others.

However, Commandant Eweka Okoro also received the CP, into the NSCDC, Lagos State Command, Headquarters, with the following members of his management team; Deputy Commandant of Corps(DCC) Obinma Frederick(2ic of the Command), DCC Jimoh Sulaiman(Head of Operations Department), DCC Akinremi Ajose(Head of Intelligence and Investigation Department), Assistant Commandant of Corps(ACC) Aiyegbusi Opeyemi Motunrayo (2ic Administration Department) and Assistant Superintendent of Corps I(ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide (Civil Defence Public Relations Officer).

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