The Inspector-General of Police (IG) Baba Usman Alkali, today Tuesday warned citizens against the destruction of Police property said it is a big criminal offence and police will deal ruthlessly with anyone caught with such barbaric action.
Police IG expressed this through the Kwara state commissioner, Tuesday Assayomo, while commissioning the newly built Ogele police station in the Asa local government area of Kwara State.
Assayomo, who stated that approval was given for the establishment of the Ogele police station because of the growing population of the community, warned the residents of the community not to in any way destroy the police station as doing so will attract dire consequences.
He also warned the people of the community against providing the police with wrong information on any issue affecting them as individuals or as a community.
Stated that the IG has approved the deployment of 12 personnel to the station for start “there will be reinforcement from the police headquarters in Ilorin whenever the need arises.”
The Police boss also tasked the community with the provision of official quarters, borehole water and utility vehicles for the effective running of the station.
He, however, thanked the people of the community for making the establishment of the police station possible, assuring them that, “it will bring development because where there is peace there will be development”.
While speaking, the Aare of Ogele, Alhaji Abubakar Ishola Akanbi, expressed appreciation to the Inspector General of Police (IG) and the Kwara State Police commissioner for approving the establishment of the Ogele police station.
He also assured them of the cooperation of his people in the effective running of the police station.
The monarch enjoined his subjects to continue to be law-abiding and live peacefully amongst themselves and their neighbours.