Langbasa Community Donates 3 Operational Vehicles To Police Division
Posted on November 20, 2023
The security architecture put in place by the Lagbasa Divisional Police Officer, CSP Tokunbo Aboniwonda, to protect lives and property in Lagbasa Division is yielding results as the estate community reposed confidence in her by donating three operational vehicles to the Division in Lagos State.
P.M.EXPRESS reports that for the past two months, since CSP Aboniwonda resumed as the DPO in Lagbasa Division, she has so far received three operational vehicles donated by Seaside Estate, Aso Palace Properties and Cooperatives Villa Estate and more are being expected to support the Division, having realized that the DP0 has come to do real policing work in the area.
Apart from donation of the vehicles, some organizations including the Local Council, Furniture makers/carpenters and wood association, different industries including individuals have assisted to give the buildings at the station a face lift.
This came to the fore during the estate security meeting held on Saturday, 18th November, 2023, which was attended by the Chairman of Eti-Osa East LCDA, Hon. John Capus, members of the CDA, CDC, estate CSO and other stakeholders including PCRC members led by their Chairman, Dr Yinka Ogunsuyi.
During the meeting, the DPO, CSP Aboniwonda, informed the community that the agenda of IGP Kayode Egbetokun through the Area Commander, ACP Oluwayemisi Ojo, remains absolutely keyed to the security of lives and property in the community as the priority.
She solicited for the support of the community by providing useful information and other moral and technical assistance to the Police at the Division while she promised to ensure that the Police step up security of lives and property in the community by quick response to any breach of security in the area.
“I will answer you as I am your servant, daughter, security first port of call and make sure you get promp revert” she stated in her address.
CSP Aboniwonda also assured the estate community that the Division has an open door policy to all both day and night and the Division will give monthly feedback on security positively to the Lagbasa LCDA security team so as to know what the Police have done to ensure that the community is safe in all ramifications.
She provided emergency numbers to be called by the members of the estate where and when there is emergency for prompt response. She also advised them to respect her officers and if there is any altercation between her Police officers, they should contact her and not disrespect them while performing their lawful duty.
The Chairman of Eti-Osa LCDA, Hon. Capus commended the DPO and described her as a woman who has the capacity and passion to protect lives and property and enjoined all hands to be on deck to support her and the Nigerian Police.
The Council boss explained that the Council is working on supporting the Police in order to ensure the safety of the community and he has done so through formation of vigilante group to assist the Police.
He promised to be attending the security meetings so that the community will work together to enhance more what the Police were doing since the DPO resumed months ago.
The Division PCRC chairman, Dr Ogunsuyi, noted that since the DPO came to Lagbasa Division two months ago, she has shown capacity that she came to work for the safety of the community.
He expressed confidence in the Police and urged the estate community members that it was their responsibility to assist the Police by providing the tools, which will enhance their work.
He urged the estate members as representated by their executives and CSO that they have to assist the Police by donating in various ways according to capacity to the Division for effective security in the community.
Some of the estate community members present, who spoke at the event, also noted the efforts of the Police and commended the DPO on how she has transformed the Division within the short time she was deployed to the area.
They expressed their willingness to support the Police in various ways to enhance their work in the community and urged other members to do so in the interest of the estate community.