Police community relations committee honours Lagos SSG, others

The Lagos State Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) has honoured the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, (SSG), Mrs. Folashade Sherifat Jaji, with a Distinguished Administrator and Great Achiever’s award.

Receiving the award from the National Vice Chairman of PCRC, South West, Mr. Ibrahim Olaniyan, on Wednesday, during the PCRC Y2020 end of the year get-together and 2021 calendar launch held at the Police Officer’s Mess, Ikeja, Mrs. Jaji expressed gratitude to the Committee for the recognition.

The SSG, who was represented by her Personal Assistant, Mr. Olusegun Balogun, stated that the Award will serve as an incentive for her to put in her best towards the realisation of the State government’s set goals and objectives for the benefit of all residents of Lagos State, especially in the area of improved security, socio-economic development and financial security among others.

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While thanking PCRC for its backing for the Lagos State Government initiative “Safer Lagos”, she solicited for the continued support of the Lagos Police Command for the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration in ensuring the security as well as safety of lives and property of all residents.

Earlier in his remark, the National Vice Chairman of PCRC, South West, Mr. Ibrahim Olaniyan, stated that the awardees were chosen based on their contributions to community policing in Lagos State and their various zones.

He specifically explained that the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mrs. Folasade Jaji’s “Safer Lagos” initiative contributed immensely to improving the safety of residents, through several advocacies and sensitisation campaigns on peace across the Lagos metropolis.

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According to him, the initiative was geared towards reducing crime such as robberies, rape, assault and abuse in all forms as well as other social vices.

Other recipients at the event hosted by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Segun Odumosu and Apostle Kehinde Showemimo, Chairman PCRC, include the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Ahmed Illiyasu; Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosun and Chairman, Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Mr. Kehinde Durosinmi-Etti.

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