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CP Effiong-Okon takes over in Rivers, calls for synergy among stakeholders

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The new commissioner of Police in Rivers State, CP Okon Effiong-Okon has referred to as for most collaboration from stakeholders in guaranteeing a conducive surroundings for enterprise and different actions for Rivers folks.

The CP made the decision throughout his maiden press briefing on the police headquarters in Port Harcourt on Wednesday after taking over from the previous CP, Friday Eboka, who has been promoted as an Assistant Inspector General of police.

Effiong-Okon additionally solicited for a extra sturdy synergy with sister companies, particularly on the areas of “information sharing and intelligent gathering” which he stated are “important tools in the fight against criminality”.

The forty second commissioner of Police in Rivers State additionally acknowledged that the federal government has “invested” a lot in safety, assuring that the command underneath his watch will be sure that the funds invested are usually not wasted.

The CP, whereas assuring of a extra “proactive system of policing”, warned those that don’t want Rivers folks to have peace to steer clear or be able to face the regulation.

Speaking on the forthcoming normal elections in the State, CP Effiong-Okon warned that “thurgery” and different types of electoral violence will “not be allowed through the election.

The CP additional urged mother and father and guardians to make sure that their kids and wards “do not allow themselves to be used as thugs or be ready for a war from the police.”

He additionally promised to deploy patrol groups throughout the State, whereas assuring the safety of human rights.

CP Effiong-Okon takes over in Rivers, calls for synergy among stakeholders

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Author: Clement Chinedu

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