The newly posted Commissioner of Police (CP) to Imo State, Mr Chris Okey Ezike, has assured that no media practitioner in the state will either be arrested or detained for executing his social responsibility roles to the society.
Ezike, who said that he appreciates the enormous challenges of journalism practice in the country and the need for journalists to work in synergy with the security agencies, disclosed this in Owerri while famil­iarising himself with media practitioners in the state.
He recalled that Mr Ibrahim Idris, the nation’s Inspector General of Police has the fundamental im­peratives of his administra­tion to include robust fight against violent crime, focus on intelligence led policing, quick and timely response to distress calls and com­munity engagement.
The Commissioner of Police pointed out that in the course of his service as Police Officer to the nation that he has functioned ef­ficiently and effectively in various capacities in dif­ferent Commands and for­mations and promised to explore his past experienc­es to bring about good po­licing services to the good people of the state.
Ezike also said that his security mission and vi­sion in the state is to reduce crimes and enhance safety and security of the state so as to ensure that the citi­zens of the state go about their normal businesses without fear of any moles­tation.
He expressed his desire to provide qualitative po­lice service to the people of the state, fight armed rob­bery, kidnapping, cultism and other violently social disorders with renewed vigor, strength and com­mitment.-The Authority