AIG seeks Kano, Katsina, Jigawa support for community policing

AIG seeks Kano, Katsina, Jigawa support for community policingThe new Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police, Zone 1, Mr. Kayode Ad­eranti, has called for the support of people and the governments of Kano, Jigawa and Katsina States for community policing.
Aderanti asserted that com­munity policing remains the most viable way to stamping out crime and criminal activities in the zone.
The police chief who recently resumed duty in the zone said that his doors were open to welcome positive ideas and criticism from all stakeholders and urged the residents to remain law-abiding and co-operate with the police in fishing out criminals in the states
He told journalists in his of­fice that the protection of life and property in the zone remained his primary assignment and cau­tioned the men and officers of the zone against bribery and corrup­tion as well as other acts capable of denting the image of the Nige­ria Police.
Aderanti, who resumed duty as the 19th AIG of Police for Zone 1, said that the full support of the public would enhance effective policing.
The Osun State-born police boss replaced AIG Adamu Ibra­him, who has been redeployed to Zone 2 Lagos.
Aderanti is a graduate of Sociolo­gy from the University of Ibadan.
He joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Super­intendent of Police in 1984. - The Authority

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