By Ayodele Popoola
The Commissioner of Police, Ondo State command, Oyeyemi Oyeniran yesterday recommissioned the newly renovated Ijapo Division Police Station .
The commissioner also laid the foundation of the Police Community Commission Committee (PCRC) hall, during the visit yesterday in Akure
At the ceremony, Oyediran lauded the PCRC for spending their time and money for the police and for being with the force through thick and thin.
The commissioner who seek more partnership from well known individuals and corporate organizations said security should not be left with the police alone.
“We cannot do it alone, that is why we have been clamouring for partnership between the community and the police, as this will go extra mile in securing the community. That is why we have been working with you.”
Oyediran prayed for more partnership in order to make the community better and advised the community to be law-abiding.
The Divisional Police Officer, CSP Bukola Fasimoye in her address said she contacted some well-meaning residents of Ijapo for the renovation of the station when she realized need a facelift.
” I contacted some well-meaning residents of Ijapo and environs who gladly supported me to realize this lofty idea. The result is what you are seeing today”
“I decided it was appropriate for me to take the bull by the horns by giving the station a facelift, by renovating the entire buildings including the toilet and painting of the perimeter fence.
She said the Ijapo division was an out station to “A” Division, before it was upgraded to a division of status due to the development and its environ in 2002.
She appreciated the commissioner and the PCRC members for their presence and supports and the supports of some people who have also supported us in one way or the other
The PRCP chairman Ijapo division, Jones Onaolapo, also lauded the Ijapo DPO’s effort for being able to achieve that in a short period of her tenure
He promised to continue assisting the police as never before.