Okowa’s Aide Demands Police Return.
•••Say’s Crime Rate Increasing.
By GOA News.
The Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Hon. Prince Peter Melekwe has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Inspector General of Police to return men of the police force to their duty post in ensuring the safety of lives and properties across the country.
Prince Melekwe made this appeal today Friday 13/11/2020 while briefing newsmen immediately after a meeting in the Ministry of Youth Development, Asaba.
Melekwe decries the absence of security operatives from major highways, roads and streets across the country especially in Delta State. He went on to state that, “the citizens needs the police back on their duty post so as to maintain law and order, protect life’s and properties and help curtail the incessant rise of crime in the country especially in Delta State as criminality is becoming very rampant since after the #EndSars protest which was a call to improve the policing framework, welfare and the security institution at large”.
He postulated that It’s the responsibility of security agent to rise up to the occasion which is their constitutional mandate to secure the vulnerable as taxpayers are lamenting their absence as crime is becoming relatively high as days goes by. He further stated that the country now have more reasons to further appreciate the police force due to the negative impact of their absence in the society, while noting that it is not all policemen that are bad.
He assure’s the police of youth collaboration and cooperation in ensuring that their duties is judiciously carried out.