Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has inaugurated the 17-man State Group Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC), chaired by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad Abdurrahman, with the Chairman of the State Conventional Rulers Council, HRH, Igwe Amb. Lawrence Agubuzu, as co-chairman.
The brand new Group Policing programme is an initiative of the Nigeria Police Drive, as communicated by the Inspector Basic of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu Abubakar, which is saddled with the duty of deepening neighborhood strategy in addition to confidence, belief and mutual respect between the Police and the folks, within the administration of crimes and criminalities.
Inaugurating the committee on the Authorities Home, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi disclosed that his administration has rejigged and re-tooled the state Safety Structure to carry it in control with rising dimensions of insecurity and criminality” by way of institutionalized collaboration amongst its Neighbourhood Watch teams, Forest Guards and safety companies, particularly within the space of intelligence sharing.
The occasion was attended by the Inspector Basic of Police, IGP Abubakar, who was represented by the Deputy Inspector Basic of Police, ICT, DIG Celestine Okoye, the Assistant Inspector Basic of Police, Zone 13, AIG Danmallam Mohammed, and different Senior Safety Officers.
Gov. Ugwuanyi additional disclosed that the Enugu State Safety Belief Fund regulation is in place to make sure sustainable assist for the safety companies within the state whereas the State Forest Guards Legislation is earlier than the State Meeting.
He added that “the deployment of our Automated Drone Surveillance Resolution to present the wanted impetus to our safety surveillance is underway”.
The governor said that “the brand new Group Policing mannequin is in sync with our extant technique and will definitely be a powerful flip to our modest accomplishments in safety of lives and property in Enugu State”.
Declaring that the Nigeria Police has a transparent template for the implementation of the technique, Gov. Ugwuanyi defined that “this Committee is to supervise and coordinate the implementation of the Group Policing in Enugu State”
He congratulated members of the committee for his or her choice to execute the onerous job and expressed confidence that they’ll present the wanted management for Group Policing within the state “given your competencies in safety issues, numerous experiences and monitor data of efficiency”.
Talking, the IGP lauded Gov. Ugwuanyi for the profitable inauguration of the committee within the state, stating that the brand new Group Policing mannequin will likely be pushed by the neighborhood.
In his comment, AIG Mohammed stated that the brand new Group Policing “is a proper thought on the proper time”, assuring that “we are going to do our greatest to guarantee that the great folks of Enugu State, South East and past sleep with their two eyes closed”.
Responding, the chairman of the newly inaugurated committee, CP Abdurrahman, thanked President Mohammadu Buhari for the knowledge in resuscitating the Group Policing within the nation.
He additionally applauded the IGP for making the programme a actuality and went additional to understand Gov. Ugwuanyi for his management position and dedication to peace, which he stated, contributed to the profitable take-off of the programme within the South East geo-political zone.
The CP pledged the committee’s loyalty and dedication to work assiduously in direction of the total realization of its set-objective.
The committee co-chairman, Igwe Amb. Agubuzu added that “the Conventional Rulers of Enugu State will work intently with this committee to realize the aims for which it was established”.
Members of the 17-man committee additionally embrace O.S. Olofu (Enugu State Director, DSS); Air Commodore Chidiebere Obiabaka (Commander 533, Base Providers Group of the Nigerian Airforce, Enugu); Abdullahi Abdul (Enugu State Commander, NDLEA); Everistus Obiyo (Commandant, Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps, Enugu State Command); Emmanuel Arogundade (Comptroller, Nigerian Immigration Service, Enugu State); Ogbonnaya Kalu (Sector Commander, FRSC Enugu State) and Engr. Okwudiri Daniel Ohaa (Chief Hearth Officer, Enugu State Hearth Service)
Others are; M.I. Baya (Controller of Nigeria Customized Service, Enugu State); Ok. C. Emelue (Comptroller of Correctional Service, Enugu); Hon. Dr. Dominic Ezema (Chairman, Police Group Relations Committee, Enugu State); Alhaji Abubakar Sambo (Sarki Hausa); Rev. Emmanuel Edeh (Chairman, Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, Enugu State); Prof. Chinedu Nebo (Former Minister of Energy, Federal Republic of Nigeria, representing Enugu West Senatorial District); Prof. Bartholomew Nnaji (Former Minister of Energy, Federal Republic of Nigeria, representing Enugu East Senatorial District) and Hon. Dr. Maduka Onyishi (representing Enugu North Senatorial District).