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Yewa Obas Receive IGP Egbetokun amid Commendations

 


 " Chief Egungbohun extols IGP Egbetokun's community engagement"




The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, led Yewa Traditional Council to receive the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, at the  Asade Agunloye IV palace in Ilaro, Ogun State.


The IGP, accompanied by the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zone 2 Command, AIG Olatoye Durosinmi, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alamutu and other senior officers, was in Ilaro as part of his three-day official visit to the state, for the purpose of interacting with critical stakeholders in the border communities.


The chief host, Oba Olugbenle on behalf of Yewa Traditional Council, expressed heartfelt appreciation and assured "the Pride of the Land", IGP Egbetokun, of a continuous support to police officers and formations across Yewaland.


Chief Ibrahim Dende Egungbohun, a Peace Advocate and Community Leader, who was among digitaries that welcomed the August visitor and 'son of the soil' at the side of the event, in a brief chat with pressmen, described the IGP as a super cop with high intellect and capacity for coordination and management of a sensitive institution like the Nigerian Police.



Egungbohun, who is the Oluomo of Yewaland, noted that in the last ten months of Egbetokun's leadership of the Nigerian Police, there have been remarkable improvement in the pattern of operation and police-civil relations.


He also commended the IGP on what he termed effective modern policing system which, according to him, encapsulates community engagement and local intelligence gathering mechanism, saying "this has punched a bigger blow to the uprising cases of banditry and kidnapping across the country.


"We are very elated to welcome our illustrious son and a super cop of high repute home and to the Yewa Traditional Council, led by the Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle MFR, the Asade Agunloye IV, as he visits the state on a three-day working visit.


"I want to say that IGP Kayode Egbetokun has been a dependable and reliable compatriot, and a capable Police Chief that possesses the requisite intelligence, capacity and strategy to strengthen the Nigerian security architecture and ensure stability and sustainable peace", Chief IBD Dende Egungbohun stated.


The IGP in his remark disclosed in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, that the IGP pronounced the establishment of a Police Mobile Force base in the Ogun West Senatorial District to subdue the influx of criminals and bandits into Ogun State and, by extension, Nigeria via the border routes.


Notable sons of Yewaland present for the auspicious reception of the IGP were Aremo of Yewaland, Distinguished Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (Yayi), Apagunpọ̀tẹ̀ of Yewaland, Ọ̀túnba Akeem Adigun (Socopao), Aṣíwájú Titus Babajide (Oppressor), Asoju-Oba of Ilaro, Chief Muftau Olabimtan, and host of other prominent individuals.

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