Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho, representing Kogi East Senatorial District, on Saturday, commissioned the new Anyigba Area Command Headquarters, which he funded as part of his contributions to stemming the tide of insecurity in the zone.
The state-of-the-art facility features a modern police station, barracks, and other amenities and is expected to serve as a vital hub for coordinating law enforcement activities in the area.
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, Senator Echocho lauded the police for their efforts in the protection of the lives and property of citizens and emphasized the importance of security as a collective responsibility.
“Security is a collective responsibility of all,” he said. “That is why I have decided to fund the construction of this brand-new Anyigba Area Command Headquarters. This state-of-the-art facility is a testament to my commitment to the security and well-being of the community.”
The Senator added that the new police headquarters will provide the police with the necessary infrastructure to combat crime and criminality and ensure a safer environment for Anyigba residents and the larger society.
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“We will continue to invest in security to enable the availability of modern equipment to combat crime and criminality,” he said. “The infrastructure will no doubt assist the police in ensuring a saner and safer environment for Anyigba residents and the larger society.”
The commissioning ceremony was well attended by top security agents, politicians, and traditional rulers, including the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka; the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Mathew Kolawole; and the Chairman of the Kogi State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Attahiru Idris.
The dignitaries who spoke at the event commended Senator Echocho for his commitment to the security and well-being of the people of Kogi East and urged other well-meaning individuals and organizations to emulate his example.