By Joseph Edeh
Wasa – The Police Commissioner in the FCT, Mr Sadiq Bello, on Thursday urged private companies and individuals to collaborate with the police on effective community policing.
Bello made the call at the inauguration of a police out-post in Shape area of Wasa district of the territory.
The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that the project was donated by Gilmore Engineering Nig.Ltd. as part of its social responsibility.
Bello was represented by DCP Ishola Babaita, head of administration in the command at the event.
The commissioner reiterated the command’s readiness to collaborate with the community for effective community policing.
He said that security was every body’s responsibility, adding that the project would ease the work of the police to provide security to residents of the community.
Bello advised members of the community to always avail the police useful information to enhance their operations.
Earlier, Mr Ishaku Tanko, Coordinator, Satelite Town Development Agency,
He urged members of the public to complement the efforts of the security agencies, saying that they cannot do it alone.
“Security is everybody’s business as all hands must be on deck by way of collective contributions in ensuring a peaceful environment for the benefits of all,”he said.
He commended the donor company for the good working relationship with the Federal Capital Territory Administration ( FCTA) and urged others to emulate Gilmor and intervene in other areas.
Mr Yakubu Kuruzhin, Head of Shape area of Wasa, who appreciated the company for the project, promised to work with the police for effective security in the community.