THE Area Commander, Nigeria Police, Area A, Lagos State, ACP Bode Ojajuni has admonished Lagos State Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC), to avoid internal wranglings in the association.
Speaking at a workshop on Capacity Building organised by Lagos PCRC on Wednesday, he said overcoming internal wranglings in the association can be a veritable tool.
The ACP was delivering a lecture titled, “Enhancing Police/Community Partnership- The PCRC Concepts,” at Police Officer’s Mess, Ikeja.
“There is need to avoid internal wranglings in PCRC. I am happy that there is no feasible dispute among members unlike in the past. We thank God that this has been addressed
“There is no way issues will not occur but try to resolve it amicably,”
Ojajuni advised them to develop cordial relationship with Police officers,
“avoid a clash of interest with the conventional Policemen, there may be excesses on the part of some. Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) but try and manage this rather than maligning, reporting or casting aspersions on them.” He said.
In his Goodwill message, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, urged participants not to leave policing to the Police alone.
Represented by CSP Jimoh Jabaje, CSP Administration, Lagos State Command, he commended Lagos PCRC for being Number 1 in Nigeria.
Earlier, the Chairman, Lagos State PCRC, Apostle Kehinde Showemimo said over 600 PCRC members have been trained in Effective Traffic Management Control Scheme at Police College, Ikeja.
He said, “over 600 PCRC members have been trained in Effective Traffic Management Control Scheme in order to support in the management of traffic gridlock in the state. Also, we are trying to expand membership scope by extending invitation to stakeholders.” said the chairman.
Other distinguished guests at the event were the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi among others.