The new Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Abiodun Asabi, has vowed to implement measures that will ensure continued peace and safety for the people of the state.
Asabi, who officially assumed office on Tuesday, emphasised the need for collaborative efforts between the police force, other security agencies, and the general public to achieve meaningful results.
While speaking with newsmen at the police headquarters in the state, the police boss stressed the need for urgent rejuvenation of the state’s security architecture to effectively combat the various security challenges.
Asabi assured the residents of the state that the police force would prioritise the protection of lives and property.
He further urged them to actively participate in maintaining law and order by providing timely and accurate information that would aid the police in their operations.
“As the lead security agency in internal security in the state, the command shall continue to collaborate with other security agencies and support local security outfits within our communities to combat crime.
“The area commanders, Divisional Police Officers, DPOs, tactical team commanders, and heads of department are to ensure concerted efforts in the supervision and control of personnel under their watch.
“Also, I shall ensure that professionalism, respect for human rights, and international best practices shall be our watchwords and guiding principles.”