Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Ekiti’s Security Situation Is Good, Says AIG

April 25, 2012

L-R: Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 8, Lokoja, Mr. Uzor Amakulor, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi; Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Adamu, during a condolence visit on Governor Fayemi over the death of his mother, Madam Dorcas Aina Fayemi, in Ado-Ekiti... on Tuesday.

Assistant Inspector General of Police for Zone 8, Mr. Uzoh Amakulor has described the security situation in Ekiti State as “peaceful and good”.

The AIG who spoke with journalists shortly after a visit to the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, said the visit was to review security situation in Zone 8; saying that the review had shown that Ekiti State seems most peaceful among the States under the zone.

Amakulor said Ekiti State does not have security challenges ranging from vandalism and terrorism as it is in some states.

“You don’t have the challenges that Kogi has for instance. Kogi has a bunch of challenges ranging from terrorism to vandalism, to all forms of serious crimes. You don’t have that here in Ekiti and we pray you wont have it,” he said.

The Police boss said though there are not enough men of the Nigeria Police in the zone, plans are on-going to ensure that more men are recruited to enable the security agency live up to expectation.

He however charged men of the Nigeria Police in Ekiti State not to relent in their efforts in maintaining the existing relative peace in the State.

It would be recalled that the Dr. Kayode Fayemi-led administration had last year purchased two Armoured Personnel Carriers, Patrol vehicles, Bullet proof vests as well as established a Crime Prevention Centre as part of the commitment of the administration in making Ekiti State a haven and a choice destination for investors

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