Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Joe Enwonwu, on Monday, appealed to cops within the state to not abandon their responsibility posts.
DAILY POST gathered that cops who had been normally seen in some strategic areas, directing visitors and others who’re sustaining regulation and order have disappeared because the Finish SARS protests.
However, Enwonwu whereas talking on the police Headquarters in Eleyele throughout a go to by Governor Seyi Makinde, urged the cops to not abandon their responsibility posts for these people who find themselves not educated to take action.
Enwonwu, who described the month of October as a sorrowful month, nonetheless, mentioned that life should proceed.
He appealed to the cops to place their challenges behind and proceed a brand new life.
“As a matter of reality, October has come and gone. It was a foul month. It was a black month.
‘It was a really sorrowful month, not only for Oyo State, however for the whole federation.
“Granted that we have now suffered quite a lot of losses by way of buildings, burning of police stations, lack of males, automobiles and private belongings, that could be a value one has to pay by the use of what we name skilled hazards.
“However that doesn’t imply life won’t proceed. We’ve got to place all that behind us and forge forward and make certain that right now, being the primary working day within the month of November, that we are going to do our greatest to make certain that Oyo State will proceed to be a state with one of many lowest information of crime.”
Enwonwu, whereas talking additional, urged Cops to return to their responsibility posts and provides their greatest to the communities.
“I additional wish to urge every one in all our officers right here that once you depart right here, you need to return in full confidence that you’ll give your greatest to the communities and your areas of duty.
“You shouldn’t be intimidated and you can not abdicate your duty, which is that Police, as a lead safety company, can’t abandon your responsibility publish and anticipate those that are usually not educated to do this job to come back and do it for you.”