Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has inaugurated the State Advisory Group Policing Committee with a cost to the members to watch out concerning the people they nominate into the Committee.
Inaugurating the Committee in Umuahia on Wednesday, Governor Ikpeazu mentioned this was to make sure that solely these with confirmed character have been chosen.
He described the inauguration of the Abia state Advisory Group Policing Committee as a milestone within the state’s journey in direction of defending its residents and communities, including that essence of Group Policing was basically to ask the individuals to do the needful via lively participation in their very own safety from criminals.
Ikpeazu famous that communities had for too lengthy left the difficulty of safety solely within the arms of the police, stating that Abia was now making a platform for efficient collaboration between the police and the residents.
He careworn that it was the obligation of the residents to offer genuine info to the police and thanked the Inspector Common of Police, IGP, for his imaginative and prescient in establishing neighborhood policing.
Earlier, the Inspector Common of Police, Adamu Abubakar represented by Deputy Inspector Common representing the South East, DIG Celestine Okoye, acknowledged that the intention of Group Policing was to ask communities to take lively half in their very own safety, sustaining that after this was efficiently carried out, it will likely be straightforward to know criminals and invaders.
Adamu additionally made it clear that the Head of the Group Policing in every Group is the Conventional Ruler, stressing that via neighborhood policing, communities will be secured very properly.