|Mr. Tajudeen Balogun with CP Imohimi Oluwole Edgal|
commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Mr.
Balogun recently pledged his support to the new
commissioner of police in Lagos
state, Mr. Imohimi Edgal.
Tajudeen made the pledge during a courtesy visit to the police boss in
his office at the Lagos Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, Lagos couple of
According to him, the agency NSCDC is
very much ready to work hand in hand with the police force in other to combat
crime to the barest minimum in the state. “Because
of the fact that the security situation in Lagos is huge and needs an
intelligence led policing, we will not hesitate to give any kind of support as
requested by the police force to battle crime in the state, also in the area of
any symbiotic relationship the police force should be willing to call on us and
I promise we will not hesitate to respond swiftly”. Mr. Balogun assured Mr. Edgal
|The Lagos Police Team & the NSCDC team|
the case of cultism and ritual killings in Ikorodu,
the NSCDC boss also noted both the NSCDC,
the Police, and other security
agencies has paid the ultimate price while trying to curb criminal acts;
however, there will be no relent in the war against crime.
However, CP Edgal in his response to the NSCDC boss said “as security
agency we don’t gain mileage in securing lives and property unless we partner
with other agencies with the same mission, more reasons why the police force
will always want to share intelligence with the NSCDC anytime”.
|Governor Akiwunmi Ambode of Lagos State|
In relation to Edgal’s community
policing plan across the state, the Police boss said he has hit the ground
running to make every Lagosian happy
adding that partnership is always the key to community policing and the police
is ever ready to partner with other formal and informal security agencies most
especially for intelligent policing.
security agencies seems to have bought into the
secure-Lagos dream of t Governor Akiwunmi
Ambode to ride the state off all security challenges.