By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Retired Senior Police Officers of Lagos origin, including the Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC) IGP Musliu Smith (rtd) have paid a visit on Lagos and inspected some damaged police formations in the state.
The ex- police chieftains, who conducted on-the-spot assessment of the formations, also sympathised with the entire police workforce, the government and good people of Lagos State on the recent massacre orchestrated by some criminally-minded hoodlums, who disguised as EndSARS protesters.
Smith, who led the delegation, expressed shock at the level of damage done to police formations, public and private facilities in Lagos State, above all, the gruesome killing of police personnel.
He therefore called for thorough investigation into all the cases recorded during the crisis.
He emphasised that officers and men of the command should take the ugly incident as one of the challenges and hazards of police job in a developing country like ours.
Alhaji Smith while encouraging police officers and men in Lagos to rejig their anti crime strategies, assured the police family in Lagos and in other parts of the country that the high command of the Nigeria Police Force will do the needful to look after the welfare of its entire personnel, their safety and defend their fundamental human rights according to the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The retired Police Chief also paid a visit to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Lagos House, Marina, Lagos, to sympathise with him, the government and good people of Lagos State. He however appreciated the governor for his supports to the police command towards achieving effective policing of the state.
The other retired officers who accompanied the Chairman Police Service Commission included DIG MO Kaasim, DIG Oshodi Glover, AIG Tunji Alapinni and AIG Kola Sodipo.