IGP to rebuild Makinde
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has promised that the burnt Makinde Police Station would soon be rebuilt as an effort to curb insecurity in the community.
Adamu gave the pledge on Tuesday while inspecting the station which was vandalised by some hoodlums during the EndSARS protest.
He sympathised with the community over the incident, assuring them of immediate response to rebuild the station as well as compensation for victims.
On arrival, the DPO of the police station, Francis Ebuoma led the Inspector General of Police who was accompanied by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu to inspect the level of damage to the station including the three blocks of eight flat behind the station.
Speaking, the Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo LG, Hon. Bolaji Muse Ariyoh, appreciated the police boss for his visit as he pleaded for quick intervention to get the burnt police station back to complement the local government efforts in restoring adequate security in the community.
He harped on the importance of the safety of life and property as the fundamental responsibility of the government at all levels, saying it cannot be achieved without viable security architecture.
Also speaking, the Chairman of Oshodi Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC), Chief Femi Akeju (JP) expressed displeasure of the community over the sad incident as he explained how the hoodlums looted and carted away materials stocked for the completion of the PCRC building beside the police station.
He also pleaded with the police boss to assist in completing the building.