Ugwuanyi has supported police in discharge of duties, says AIG

• Commends gov for state security architecture

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka(left); Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Group Chairman, HP Kapital Limited, Nandishwar Kaushal, when Mbaka and Kaushal visited the governor with their team, at the Government House, Enugu, yesterday, to inform him of their partnership to establish a University Hospital and other facilities at the Adoration Centre in Enugu.

The new Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 13, AIG Abutu Yaro, has expressed satisfaction with the support the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, since its inception in 2015, has given the state Police Command to effectively discharge its duties in the state.

Yaro also commended the governor for the remarkable efforts of his administration in enhancing the security architecture of the state through community policing mechanisms such as formation and operation of the Neighbourhood Watch and Forest Guard, stressing that they are “functional and effective.”

Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit to Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, yesterday, the new AIG, who oversees the functions of all police formations in Enugu and Anambra states, disclosed that the existing security architecture in Enugu is exciting and worthy of emulation.

He added that the governor’s support have “given leverage to the moderate and satisfactory security atmosphere we now enjoy, despite the occasional hiccups, and other destructions, which we witnessed recently.”

Yaro stressed that they are satisfied with Ugwuanyi’s leadership role, “especially in leading from the front when situations call for it,

He said: “Your recent visits to some councils impacted by security challenges in the state were commendable.
“We have watched, and followed your interventions with delight. We are equally delighted that your interest in coordinating security has made the police, and other security agencies to be comfortable, and it is worthy of emulation for other governors.

“Since I assumed duty, we have taken a methodical look at the security architecture of two states, and I found the existing structure in Enugu more exciting.

“Exciting in the sense that right from the rural areas to the state level, the different layers of security that exist are similar to what I experienced when I was the Commissioner of Police in Edo State.

“We have to note that the state Neighbourhood Watch exists in a functional and elaborate manner. The state Forest Guard also exists in a functional and effective manner.

“We, at the zone, are delighted to notice this feat in the state, and we will be preaching that it should be replicated in other states or other zones in our neighbourhood.”


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