• Wed. Apr 24th, 2024

CP Adegoke Mustapha Fayoade Outlines Vision For Policing Lagos State


In a landmark address, the newly appointed Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Adegoke Mustapha Fayoade, outlined a comprehensive blueprint to bolster security and safety in the state.

Addressing a gathering, CP Fayoade expressed deep gratitude for the opportunity bestowed upon him and acknowledged the pivotal role played by various stakeholders, including the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in entrusting him with this responsibility.

Firmly anchored in constitutional mandates and policing objectives, CP Fayoade articulated a multi-pronged approach focusing on community engagement, crime prevention, accountability, and professionalism within the police force. Emphasizing the critical role of community policing, he pledged to transform it from a mere concept into a practical and indispensable tool, ensuring visibility, responsiveness, and accountability to the public.

The CP’s vision centers on effective crime prevention, targeting high-risk areas and addressing crimes such as kidnapping, cultism, traffic robbery, and car theft. Specialized units, collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, and swift judicial processes were highlighted as key strategies to tackle these issues head-on.

In the realm of police accountability and professionalism, CP Fayoade stressed adherence to global best practices, transparency, and swift disciplinary measures for any misconduct within the force. He underscored the importance of technological advancements, data-driven policing, and public awareness campaigns to enhance the force’s efficiency and effectiveness.

Furthermore, the CP outlined plans to revamp traffic management, improve public access to police stations, and prioritize training and capacity building for officers to align with global standards.

In closing, CP Fayoade reaffirmed his commitment to fostering a safer, fairer, and more harmonious Lagos. He expressed gratitude for the unwavering support of Governor Sanwo-Olu and pledged to ensure the flourishing and secure environment of the state, promising a relentless fight against crime while safeguarding the lives and property of its residents.

The comprehensive plan outlined by CP Adegoke Mustapha Fayoade sets a strong foundation for proactive, community-oriented policing in Lagos State, aiming to foster a secure and thriving environment for all its inhabitants.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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