Work with Ethics within the Confines of the Law, Makinde Charges new special constables

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has called on the newly decorated special constables to work with ethics and ensure they are civil to the members of the public while discharging their duties.

The Governor who was said this during the passing out parade of members of the Course 2, Batch B, 2020 of the special constabulary, where he was represented by his Special Adviser on Security, CP Sunday Odukoya (retd), also said the state government would continue to support the police in the state in order to reduce crime to the barest minimum.

Also speaking during the passing out parade, the State Commissioner of Police, Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, charged the new constables to work within the confines of the law, and not to use the opportunity they have been given to trample on the rights of residents of their communities.

The police boss thanked the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar for the community policing initiative, adding that it would help in intelligence gathering, which would then assist in reducing crimes in the communities.

Meanwhile, the Commandant of the Police Training School, Eleyele, Ibadan, ACP Olalekan Coker, explained that the new special constables had been trained to complement the efforts of the police in their communities.

He said they were trained on the basic principles of community policing and the sanctity of human rights.

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