Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, (left), inspecting a guard of honour mounted by a detatchment of Nigerian Police shortly before the commissioning of the Eagle Net Special Squad Office at the State Police Headquarters, Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI
ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Governor, Senator DR Ifeanyi Okowa has called for the support of all stakeholders for the security agencies so as to ensure peace and security in the society.
Speaking today July 30 July, 2018 in Asaba during the commissioning of Police Eagle-Net Special Squad Office, and operational vehicles, Senator Okowa said that the task of ensuring peace and security of our society should not be left for government alone, stressing that “we cannot continue to leave the affairs of security just to the government alone; individuals who are blessed, corporate organizations ought to and should continue to support police in their work so that they can have the best in delivering their duties because when they have the best working environment they are likely to be more civil in your duties,”,
“As a country and as a people we must realize that we require the partnership of the police and we ought to be their partners if we want things to work, the private sector should support the security agencies to ensure peace and security in the country”, he added.
Dr Okowa commended the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission [DESOPADEC] and the Delta State Security Trust Fund for the building project and operational vehicles stating that “i must also thank the management of DESOPADEC and the management of the Delta state Security Trust Fund for their collaboration with the police, starting first with the Eagle Net Squad and the Transit camp for the women that was built, we need to partner with Police Force to provide conducive working environment for its officers and members, so as to get the best out of them”.
While congratulating the state Police Commissioner, Mr Muhammed Mustafa for the leadership qualities in bringing out the best in his subordinates, the governor eulogised the initiator of the projects, DSP Usman Dimka, O/C Eagle-Net Special Squad, Asaba, for his initiative in building the office and Transit Camp and urged others to emulate him.
In his welcome address, the State Police Commissioner, CP Muhammed Mustafa appreciated Governor Okowa for his numerous support to the state Police Command and DESOPADEC for the partnership and the projects.
He commended DSP Dimka for initiating and completing the projects for the benefit of the Nigeria Police especially members of his squad.
In his brief remarks, DSP Dimka said that the projects were in fulfillment of his vision of what the future police station should look like and providing conducive working environment for his colleagues.