SCPAC: Police Inaugurate Advisory Committee in Anambra
It would be recalled that on the 13th February, 2020 a Security Summit was held in Enugu State and discussed on “Strategic Partnership for Effective Community Policing in the South East Geo-Political Zone”.
The summit which comprises of various stakeholders including the Inspector-general of Police IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,NPM,mni, all Governors of the South Eastern States ,IGP management team,AIGS, Traditional Rulers,Religious leaders,Civil Society organisations etc took a far reaching decision on how the region will key into the Federal Government initiative on Community Policing in order to enhance safety and security in the region.
The event was convened within the framework of Community policing initiative and as part of the strategies of the Nigeria Police Force to employ an all- inclusive strategy toward addressing numerous internal security challenges in the South East Geopolitical Zone through a people oriented approach where the public will be part of and not apart from via constant engagements and collaborations taking into cognisance the existing security initiatives instituted by the Governors of the States in the South East at the grassroot levels.
It was in view of the foregoing that today 4/6/2020 the Anambra State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) was inaugurated at the Conference Hall of Governor’s lodge Awka in Anambra State.
Dignitaries at the occasion includes His Excellency the Executive Governor of Anambra State Chief Willie Obiano,the Chairman Anambra State Council of Traditional Rulers His Majesty Igwe. Nnaemeka A.Achebe,CFR,mni(Obi of Onitsha)the Deputy Inspector-general of Police DIG Celestine Okoye who represents the Inspector-general of Police IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu,NPM,mni, the Assistant Inspector-general of Police in charge of Zone 9 headquarters Umuahia AIG Baba Tijjani and the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command CP John B.Abang,fdc.
Meanwhile,members of the State Community Policing Advisory Committee inaugurated are RTD DIG Valentine Ntomchukwu RTD,CP Ikechukwu Aduba,All heads of Sister Security Agencies in the State,Representatives of Traditional Rulers,Religious bodies,President generals and town Union(ASATU)ALGON Chairman,Chairman Civil Society Organisations(CSOS) and representative of the Police Community Relations Committee(PCRC).
SP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO Anambra State Police Command