Kogi Police Commissioner’s visit to Kupa Community



 

By Abdulmalik Saidu Mohammed

The Kogi State Police commissioner’s familiarization visit was to understand the people’s problems and fashion out solutions to their security challenges. he appreciated the Etsu Kupa Alhaji Mohammed Kabir Isah II ( Class) his pro-activeness and concern the current in-flow of other ethnic group most especially the herdsmen which put the community in fair of attack/reprisal as the farming season approaches.


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Engr. Ndagi Mustapha, an elder statesman and Member of Board of Trustee of the Community Association appealed to police authority to commission  the  Divisional Police Office in the community as earlier approved, deploy more personnel and to ensure constant change of staff posting to avoid certain officers being overpopular, compromised and  seen to be indispensable. Engr.Mustapha said, by doing that, the communities would have better security architecture to avert or reduce crime in the area.

 

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ede Ayuba reiterates the world is now in an of community policing and crime and security is everybody’s responsibility. He assured the community the security agencies will not watch while some criminal elements take laws into their hands and therefore advised the use of dialogues to solve conflicts.

 

The Etsu Kupa and other heads of ethnic groups (Hausa, Fulani, Igbo,  Yoruba. etc.) commended the CP and assured him of their commitment to with security in addressing security challenges in the area.

 

Abdulmalik Saidu Mohammed, FCAI, ACIPM

President

For: Kupa Association

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