Adamawa State: IGP Engages Stakeholders During Official Visit
….. Condoles with the family of deceased Inspector
….. Affirms Commitment to Improved Security Architecture
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun on Tuesday, 28th November 2023 conducted a significant official visit to Adamawa State.
A statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that the visit, prompted by a recent attack on the Adamawa State Police Command by soldiers leading to the tragic death of Police Inspector Jacob Daniel, included critical discussions with key stakeholders.
According to Adejobi, this included meetings with His Excellency, the Governor of Adamawa State, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, and His Royal Highness Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha.
During the visit, the IGP underscored the necessity for collaborative efforts between the Nigeria Police Force, the state government, and traditional institutions to enhance the safety and well-being of Adamawa State residents and address emerging security challenges.
A crucial aspect of the visit involved an interactive session at the Command headquarters, where the IGP met with officers and men led by the Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola Adeniyi.
Commending the officers’ dedication, the IGP pledged continuous support for their efforts in maintaining law and order. He emphasized the importance of harmonious collaboration between officers and members of other security agencies noting that the NPF is not at war with other agencies. He also reassured them of improved welfare and training.
Accompanied by key officers, including the supervisory Deputy Inspector General of Police for the North East, DIG Bala Ciroma; DIG Department of Operations DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji; AIG Airwing, Danladi Lalas, and the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the IGP expressed deep condolences to the family of Inspector Jacob.
He assured them of justice and conveyed appreciation for the donations made by the Police Community Relations Committee Chairman, Adamawa Concerned Citizens Association, and the Hunters Association in support of the deceased officer’s family during this challenging time.
The Inspector General of Police extended gratitude to the Governor, His Royal Highness Lamido of Adamawa, and the people of the state for their unwavering commitment to ensuring a safe and secure environment.
He reiterated the police force’s dedication to continuous collaboration with the government and traditional institutions in fostering lasting peace and security in Adamawa State.