Imo: Northern Stakeholders, Police Hold Meeting Over Insecurity

By Adadareporters

In continuation of his community policing-oriented approach to combating crimes, the commissioner of police, Imo State Command, CP Aboki Danjuma, on Thursday, convened a security meeting with the stakeholders of the northern settlements in the state.

Our correspondent gathered that the meeting was to brainstorm on security issues concerning the state and collaboratively roll out strategies to improve the overall safety of all in the state.

The meeting was held at the Sairiki Hausawa Palace, Ama Hausa Douglass, Owerri, and had in attendance the Sariki Hausawa, Imo State, HRH Alhaji Hawal Sulieman, and members of his cabinet; chief Imam of the state, Barrister Tony Benson, chief Imam 34 Artillery Brigade, Major Ridwan Imam; former special adviser to the governor on Northern Affairs, Sulieman Ibrahim; chairman, Bureau De Change, Ama Hausa, Alhaji Hamza Abdullahi; representatives of the state government and management team of the command.

The Sariki Hausawa expressed gratitude to the CP for his efforts in safeguarding the lives and property of the residents of the state. He assured the CP of continued partnership, particularly in providing actionable intelligence to assist in fishing out criminally-minded elements hibernating in the state.

He said as a custodian of the northern settlements in the state, he was committed to promoting a culture of peaceful coexistence for the economic growth and development in the State.

The CP emphasized the roles traditional leaders play in maintaining peace and order within their domains. He urged the Sariki to implore his followers to shun all forms of criminal activities and continue to collaborate with the security agencies in the fight against violent crimes in the state.

CP Danjuma said the command under his watch would continue to collaborate with stakeholders in the state and embrace efforts to foster community participation in the fight against crimes and criminality in the state.

The meeting provided an opportunity for the CP to address a recent misunderstanding that erupted between the Sariki Hausawa and chairman, Bureau De Change in Ama Hausa.

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