- The police command in Lagos has repositioned its anti-cultism squad by deploying SP Godwin Agbegbe, a new officer in charge of the unit
- The commissioner of police in the state, Edgal Imohimi, said that the change was necessitated by reports of corruption by members of the squad
- Imohimi gave out the phone line of CSP Etuk (08034448617) to the public to call in cases of cultist attack
The commissioner of police in Lagos, Edgal Imohimi, in a bid to reposition the command's anti-cultism squad, has redeployed SP Godwin Agbegbe, the officer-in-charge of the Squad, while CSP Akaninyene Etuk has been empowered to take over from him.
In the same vein, all members of the squad were relieved of their duty posts and have been directed to report to the Lagos state police headquarters for debriefing.
This strategising move became necessary for the squad with reports of unprofessional conducts of its personnel and corruption in the unit. The repositioning was also meant to revive the outfit, seen to be very key in the struggle against cultists and cultism in the state by infusing it with fresh blood for better service delivery.
Imohimi remarked that the same treatment awaits any other unit in the command that is working at cross purposes with the fundamental objectives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF)
The commissioner added that area commanders, divisional police officers and head of departments must increase supervision of their men in order to ensure non violation of the police Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
Meanwhile, members of the public with useful information about the activities of cultists in any part of the state are encouraged to reach CSP Etuk on GSM number: 08034448617.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that the police in Lagos state, on Friday, March 30, said they had arrested two suspected cultists, simply identified as Kanmi,( also known as Father) and Alami Samuel.
The spokesman of the command, SP Chike Oti, in a statement, confirmed the arrest to newsmen, stressing that they were nabbed on Thursday, March 29, while trying to attack a rival gang member at Illasamaja area of Lagos.
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