Posted by News Express | 24 July 2015 | 2,678 times
The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has demanded a special security status for the state in line with its peculiarity as a gateway to many parts of the country, saying that the state should be given preferential treatment, in terms of security arrangements from the Federal Government.
He made the demand in Abeokuta, the state capital, while hosting the new Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, and the management team of the Ogun State Police Command.
While assuring the new CP of his total support and cooperation in the onerous task of ensuring adequate protection of lives and properties in the state, the governor however challenged the Police to be more proactive in dealing with security situation of the state.
The meeting is said to be the first between the governor and the commissioner of police after his transfer to the state about three weeks ago
The new commissioner laid bare his plans for the security of lives and properties before the governor, as he sought the understanding and cooperation of residents and government in the task ahead.
The governor while promising his support, however assured them of the procurement of more armoured personnel carrier to strengthen the existing ones, just as he assured safety of lives, properties and investments in the state. (Channels TV)
*Photo shows Gov. Amosun
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