By; VITALIS UGOH, Calabar
Bakassi Local Government Council in Cross River State is to collaborate with the local Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) to build a separate befitting office for the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in the area.
The Chairman of Bakassi Local Government Area, Hon Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, disclosed this when he received members of the PCRC, Bakassi chapter led by its Chairman, Hon Elder Stanley Edet during a courtesy call in his office.
According to the Chairman who frowned at the current status of the office of the DPO in the area, the office will also have a conference hall where the committee will hold its meetings.
He commended the committee for achieving the relative peace which Bakassi now enjoys because of its activities, and promised to support it attain its numerous goals
According to the chairman who was decorated by the committee, ” as a one time Community Relations Officer an later an SA Security for Bakassi, i will collaborate with you to ensure security of lives and property are guaranteed”.
He informed the committee of the Council’s intended ward tour which be the first of its kind in the area to afford the council opportunity to feel the purse of the electorate and know what they want
Iyadim unveiled that information gathered from the tour will be used a data base to enable the council locate a project in each ward as from next year, adding that this will create a sense of belonging across the length and breadth of the area.
He commended the committee for undertaking some projects within the premises of the Divisional Police Station as contributions in creating a conducive working environment for officers and men of Nigeria Police in the area.
Earlier, the Chairman of Police Community Relations Committee PCRC, Bakassi Local Government Area chapter, Hon Elder Stanley Edet, commended Iyadim,who as the seventh Chairman of Bakassi Local Government Area has performed some remarkable feats within his first 100 days in office thereby giving Bakassi a new face and further described him as God sent to the area..
Edet promised to work with the Chairman whom he said is a pioneer member of the committee , to achieve his goals as he has started a good job
He therefore solicited the Council’s assistance to enable the building a separate office for the Divisional Police Officer stationed in the area..