July 27, 2021

MILE 12/GENGERE CRISIS: LAGOS POLICE ADOPT CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SKILLS, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TO MAINTAIN PEACE.

*As Senior Officers, DCOs Trained on Weapons*

The Commissioner of Police,Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has embarked on multi-track diplomacy of conflict management to restore total peace to Mile 12, Gengere Community and Ketu areas of Lagos State following the resurface of the lingering crisis being experienced in the areas.

 

 

 

The police boss has taken a bold step to restrategise on the operational approaches to maintain peace and tranquility in the area as the community leaders, Civil Society Organizations and other interest groups have been involved in addressing the crisis which must be brought to a halt by all means.

 

 

Premised on the Commissioner’s of Police moves to restore total peace to the areas, the Commander RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, on Saturday 22nd, May 2021, has moved to the conflict theatres to engage the actors in the crisis and residents in the affected areas to sheathe their swords and maintain peace as the command can not afford to entertain any form of distraction in the state since the command is focused on providing adequate security to all and sundry in Lagos State.

 

 

 

CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, who delivered the peace message on behalf of the Commissioner of Police to the residents of the areas to embrace dialogue and peace truce in order to have relief in the places. He emphasised on the need for the communities to team up and flush out the hoodlums who use their communities as the battlefield as the Command will not fold its arms and allow any act of lawlessness and criminality in the areas and within Lagos State in general.

 

 

In another development, in furtherance of the commitment of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, to improve capacity and service delivery of the command, the senior officers, Divisional Crime Officers and Operations Officers of the command have been involved in the ongoing weapon training and range practice being arranged by the Commissioner of Police.

 

 

 

The officers, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations, DCP Ahmed Kontangora and other members of the management team of the command, commenced their training and range practice today Saturday 22nd May, 2021 at a camp in the state.

 

 

The Commissioner of Police has therefore reiterated his commitment to adopt multi-faceted approach to enforce the law and maintain peace across the length and breath of Lagos State.

 

E-SIGNED

CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI (mnipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
LAGOS STATE COMMAND
IKEJA-LAGOS
DATED 22ND MAY, 2021