In continuation with his assessment tour to areas affected by recent “ENDSARS” protest in the State, the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command, CP John B.Abang, fdc, today visited different Police Stations burnt and vandalized during the recent #ENDSARS protests.
While inspecting the levels of destruction done to those facilities, he sympathised with police officers of the affected formations on behalf of the Inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.
He encouraged them to overcome the tragedies and focus now on their constitutional duties.
The CP equally revealed that Police have commenced operations fully throughout the State to stem the tide of Crime. The operations which include deployment of Police operatives to all nooks and crannies in the State, surveillance, twenty-four hours patrol on all flashpoints, as well as traffic control, is aimed at ensuring that “Ndi Anambra” and other residents alike are adequately protected and secured especially during this ember periods.
Abang commended officers and men attached to Ogidi Division, CPS/Area Command Onitsha, Okpoko and B’ Division Awka for resisting attempts by the hoodlums to attack their formations and urged them to sustain this act of gallantry they exhibited.
He, however, assured the public that the law enforcement agencies will continue to collaborate and ensure safety and security of all citizens before, during and after the Christmas and new year celebrations.
A temporary operational base would be set up immediately for the police to carry out their duties while reconstruction takes place at the affected areas sponsored by some well-meaning individuals in those communities.