A federal lawmaker, Hon Olugbenga Ojoawo, has handed over a police station, senior police quarters and a patrol van to the Nigeria Police Force to enhance their efforts of providing adequate protection of lives and properties of the citizens in his constituency, Igangan, Oyo State.
The lawmaker is representing Ibarapa North/Central federal constituency in the House of Representatives.
Presenting the keys of the police station, quarters and the patrol van to the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu who was represented by the Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 11, Leye Oyebade, Ojoawo said the responsibility of securing lives and properties of the community that had being poorly managed as a border community made him to facilitate what he called the Abuja type II standard police station to his constituency.
He said this was one of the numerous projects he had facilitated to the constituency in the last three and half years in office.
Receiving the keys of the police station, Oyebade, said security was an indispensable tool for sustainable growth and development of any community.
He said community policing was imperative, noting that partnership between the police and the community would bring about the desired peace and tranquillity.
He added that the police station will boost crime fighting in Igangan and its environs, assuring that police officers will be deployed to the new police station as soon as possible.
He lauded the facilitator of the project.
Earlier, Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu pledged that the officers and men that will be deployed to the station will make judicious use of the facility.
As part of his third edition of project inauguration, Ojoawo also inaugurated a skill acquisition center located in Isale Oba, Igboora, an effort aimed at reducing poverty, where youths and women will be trained in tie and dye, soap making, cream, event decoration, cake and confectioneries and many more
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