3rd Day In Ogun: IGP Meets Gov. Abiodun, Commissions Fleet of Patrol Vehicles

…Promises Enhanced Security Measures

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, concluded his working visit to Ogun State, on Thursday 18th April, 2024, with a crucial meeting with the Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun.

The meeting which held at the Government House in Abeokuta, according to the Force spokesman, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi was marked by discussions centered on enhancing security measures in the state.

“During the meeting, the IGP expressed his appreciation to Governor Dapo Abiodun for his continuous support in promoting peace and security in Ogun State.

“He commended the governor for his proactive approach to addressing security challenges and reiterated the commitment to collaborate with the state government to ensure the safety and well-being of all residents.

“In line with efforts to bolster security infrastructure in Ogun State, the IGP announced plans to create additional police divisions strategically positioned to safeguard the state’s status as an industrial hub and gateway to Nigeria.

“Governor Abiodun acknowledged the efforts of the Police in the security architecture of the state which he attributed to the professionalism and wisdom of the IGP. He assured of more support to deepen police operations in the state with focus on proactive policing.

“Furthermore, as a demonstration of their shared zeal to enhancing security within Ogun state and its environs, the IGP and Governor Abiodun jointly commissioned a fleet of patrol vehicles in Abeokuta.

“These vehicles, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, will boost police patrols and enable swift response to security incidents, thereby enhancing the overall safety and security of Ogun State.

“The Inspector General of Police emphasizes that the collaboration between the Nigeria Police Force and the Ogun State Government reveals the collective resolve to ensure peace and prosperity in the state and the country by extension.

“The IGP expressed confidence in the partnership forged with Governor Dapo Abiodun and reiterated the dedication of the Force to protecting lives and property in the country via deliberate partnerships with all relevant stakeholders in internal security”, Adejobi stated.




Yewa Traditional Council receives IGP Egbetokun amid the exhilaration and Jubilation

…As Chief Egungbohun lauded IGP Kayode Egbetokun’s community engagement.

HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle MFR led Yewa Traditional Council on Wednesday received the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NP, at the Asade Agunloye IV palace in Ilaro, Ogun State.

The IGP, accompanied by the Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of Zone 2 Command, AIG Olatoye Durosinmi, the Ogun State, Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alamutu and other senior officers were present in Ilaro as part of his 3-day official visit to the state to interact with critical stakeholders in the border communities.

The chief host, Oba Olugbenle on behalf of Yewa Traditional Council, expressed heartfelt appreciation and assured “the Pride of the Land” IGP Egbetokun of a continuous support to the police officers and formations across Yewaland.

Chief Ibrahim Dende Egungbohun, a Peace Advocate and Community Leader, who was among digitaries that welcomed the August visitor and son of the soil at the event, in a brief chat with press men described the IGP as a super cop with high intel and capacity for coordination and management of a sensitive institution like the Nigerian Police.

The Oluomo of Yewaland, stated that in the last ten months of Egbetokun’s leadership of the Nigerian Police, there have been remarkable improvement in the pattern of operation and police-civil relations.

He also commended the IGP on what he termed effective modern policing system, which according to him cocooned the community engagement and local intelligence gathering mechanism which has punched a bigger blow to the uprising cases of banditry and kidnapping across the country.

“We are very elated to welcome our illustrious son and a super cop of high repute home and to the Yewa Traditional Council led by the Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle MFR, the Asade Agunloye IV, as he visits the State on 3-day working visit.

“I want to say that IGP Kayode Egbetokun have been a dependable and reliable compatriot and a capable Police Chief, that possesses the requisite intelligence, capacity and strategy to strengthen the Nigerian security architecture and ensure stability and sustainable peace”, Chief IBD Dende Egungbohun stated.

The IGP in his remark disclosed according to a statement by the Force Spokesperson, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, that the IGP Egbetokun pronounced the establishment of a Police Mobile Force base in the Ogun West Senatorial District to subdue the influx of criminals and bandits into Ogun state and Nigeria by extension via the borders in those areas.

Notable sons of Yewaland who were in attendance to honour the IGP were Aremo of Yewaland, Distinguished Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (Yayi), Apagunpọ̀tẹ̀ of Yewaland, Ọ̀túnba Akeem Adigun (Socopao), Aṣíwájú Titus Babajide (Oppressor), Asoju-Oba of Ilaro, Chief Muftau Olabimtan, and host of prominent people.

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