Under my watch, Ogun people will sleep with eyes closed, CP Ebrimson assures
The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has assured the people of the state effective and robust policing under his watch as the State Police helmsman.
Ebrimson gave the assurance while on a courtesy visit to the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, at his palace, in Abeokuta, on Monday.
The police boss assured that the safety of lives and property of residents of the State would be his top priority.
The new Commissioner of Police who assumed duty last month said the Command would partner with traditional institutions in the State to ensure effective policing.
He added that the command under his watch would serve and protect the people, respond to all distress calls on time and ensure citizens sleep with their two eyes closed.
Ebrimson said this would help the command gain public trust and confidence which would, in turn, encourage members of the public to partner the police in the provision of information on activities of criminals in the State.
“I am here to receive your blessing and support to see me through on my new journey in this State. I promise to hit the ground running. I assure you that I am prepared to ensure that citizens sleep with their eyes closed.”
I have read the riot act to my officers to discharge their duties with a higher sense of commitment, responsibility and professionalism to meet the ever-growing needs of this State.”
“I pledge my loyalty to this traditional institution and I promise to do everything necessary to ensure that our terrain is peaceful,” he said.
Responding, the Alake, Oba Gbadebo assured the new CP of his support, praying for hitch-free policing under his watch.
He said: “God will assist you and you will succeed. We’re giving you our full support. When you’re working for the government, one has to depend on God. If God is with you, no one can harm you.
“The work of the police is not easy at all, anywhere in the world. We have a very strong police public relations in Ogun State. The system you have adopted in community policing is very commendable. God will be with you,” the monarch added.