Easter celebrations; kogi CP promises adequate protection of lives and property



The kogi state Commissioner of police, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji has reiterated the Commands’ level of preparedness in synergy with other security agencies in the State to ensure adequate protection of lives and properties during the Easter celebrations in the state.

In a statement by DSP William Ovye Aya, Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), of the command, said the CP also assured members of the public that the Command had made adequate deployment of its personnel across the State to secure public places and guarantee a safe and secure environment for all.

According to the statement, the Area Commanders, Tactical and operational Commanders as well as the Divisional Police Officers have been charged to ensure a hitch free celebrations in their Area of Responsibilities.

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The statement which reads in part said “He urges the law abiding members of the public to go about their lawful activities and warns would be trouble makers to desist from any act capable of disrupting the existing peace the State is enjoying as the Command will not hesitate to deal with any one who may want to terrorize the good people of the State.

“The Commissioner of Police calls on the members of the public to sharpens their power of observation and report any suspicious objects, movements and activities around their neighborhood to the Police or any other security agencies in the State to enable prompt response so as to curtail any act of criminality in the State.

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“The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji psc (+) felicitates with the Christian in the State on the occasion of 2021 Easter Celebrations.

“He enjoys the Christians to imbibe the virtue of Jesus Christ as the Prince of Peace during the celebrations and beyond.

“The Commissioner of Police wishes to use this medium to thank the Kogi State Government under the leadership of His Excellency, Alhaji Yahay Bello, The Executive Governor of Kogi State for his continue support and encouragement to the Police in the fight against crime and criminality in the State.

“He also thank the heads of security agencies in the State for the synergy the Command is enjoying, the traditional rulers as custodians of culture for their roles in implementing the Community Policing Project in their various Communities.

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“The religious leaders for their prayers, the Press for their support, the vigilante, the hunters as well as patriotic members of the public for their support with credible information which led to the arrest and prosecution of some criminal elements terrorizing the good people of the State.

“To this end, the Commissioner of Police assures that the command’s tempo in the fight against crime and criminality and to reclaim public spaces remain unequivocal and unwavering.


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