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IGP Commissions Police Station, Barracks At Amawbia, Anambra State, Ressures Security In South East
To boost service delivery by officers of the Nigerian Police Force, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, has commissioned a new police station and barracks at Amawbia, Awka South Local Government of Anambra State.
Commissioning the facility, the IGP, who earlier called on the Governor of the state, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, said the station and barracks will provide good working environment, as well as provide comfort for officers after work.
He commended Professor Soludo, Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng, and men of his command for supports and efforts in ensuring watertight security in the state, assuring support of police hierarchy.
Speaking on security challenges in the South East, Mr Baba noted that security challenges occur anywhere in the world, but reassured that that of the South East will be nipped in the bud.
On the 2023 general elections, the Police boss equally reassured that officers will create enabling environment for the success of the exercise.
In his remark, Governor Soludo, represented by his Special Adviser on Security Matters, Retired Air Vice Marshall Ben Chiobi, thanked the IGP for ensuring that Anambra is a beneficiary of such gesture, as well as improved security.
He reassured that efforts will be sustained with security agencies to ensure that Anambra remains safe.
Earlier in his opening remarks, the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Echeng said the event marks a milestone in the journey to ensure improved service delivery by the force, adding that the complex and facilities while help in serving people around the area optimally.
Recalling successes recorded by the state command of the police, the Anambra police boss thanked the IGP and Governor Soludo for their supports, and solicited more to achieve more success in securing the people, even as he assured that yuletide in the state will be devoid of security breaches.
Regent of Amawbia community, Architect Emeka Mmaduka, thanked security agencies for rising to security challenges in the state, calling for sustenance.