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Lagos Police community relations holds conference NOVEMBER 4, 2017

In a bid to improve and maintain relationship and synergy between the Nigerian police and members of the public, the lagos state police community relations committee, (PCRC) has stage the 2017 Edition of it bi-annual conference on community policing ,with the theme: “promoting public Partnership on Community security.” The conference, was attended by police Community relation association all over lagos State was held at the national Theatre,Iganmu lagos State. Speaking at the event, the state commissioner of police, Edgar Imohimi commended the role of the police relations committee for it Collaboration in maintain peace,and fostering harmony between the citizenry and the force in the State. Edgar added that the PCRC was important to the success of his administration which Inform his physical present at the event and called for more synergy and renewed commitment towards fighting Crime in the state. Earlier In his welcome address, the chairman of PCRC lagos command, Oba momodu Afolabi Asafa said the conference was an avenue through which the PCRC can Play it Social responsibility roles of examining contemporary Security challenges and offering solution for the benefit of the Society.

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Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris briefing journalists

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris briefing journalists after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on the spate of renewed violence across the country at the State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 05/01/2018 Vanguard learned that the police personnel who were posted to Awashua village to ensure the safety of the locals were waylaid at Gambe-Tiev in Tombo council ward while on patrol of the area that recorded so many deaths during the New Year’s Day massacre in the state. According to the source “this ‘Monday evening’ we were greeted by sporadic gunshots that lasted over two hours at Gambe-Tiev and the few locals who were in the village started running for safety. “Shortly after, we notice that the detachment of Mobile Police men who were in the village were beating a retreat. “As the sound of gunshots continued to reverberate, there was pandemonium, everyone started running for the safety of their lives including women and children who were running helter skelter for safety. “The situation was made worst when the people saw the Police personnel pulling out of the community band moving back to Anyiin the local government headquarters for safety. “Though as we speak no deaths have been reported but by Tuesday we should be able to get a clearer picture of the situation but there is heightened tension in the area at the moment. When contacted, the state police spokesman, Assistant Superintendent, ASP, Moses Yamu confirmed the attack on the Police by the suspected herdsmen adding that ” we however did not record any casualties on our side”.

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At the end of the day the goals are simple: Safety and Security.

Let us all embrace peace, love & unity and support the security agencies and report any suspicious movement

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