Worldview Magazine pays courtesy call to Police Commissioner.
By Sarah Mudwa
The Management of the Worldview Magazine on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Commissioner of Police, Taraba State Command , Abimbola Sokoya in his office at the Police headquarters in Jalingo.
The Editor in Cheif, Mr Williams Ayooso who led the team said the visit was necessary to further cement the relationship between the Command and the media house especially that the CP had assumed office not long ago.
The Media and the Security agencies according to him must work hand in hand to see that crime is brought to the lowest minimal if not completely eliminated.
The Group Managing Editor, Mr Simon Ira Maiyaki on his part applauded the CP for achieving some laudable feats within the short time he assumed office while assuring him of the organization’s full support in any way possible.
In his response, the CP, Abimbola Sokoya appreciated the visiting team and assured that police will establish an electromagnetic connectivity with the grassroots where the pulse of the public will be felt by the Police as well as the Police allowing the public to know their position.
He also appraised the media stating that,
“The Command will create a synergy with the media because the role of the media especially in fighting criminality is highly indispensable.
“It is therefore very important for the police to maintain partnership with the Media to exend the ecosystem of synergy with the grassroots”.
The CP further emphasized the need for connectivity to ensure an indispensable ligament in the progress of the society. He equally described the media and Police as “Partners in Progress”
In a bid to curb recklessness among youths and also the high rate of kidnapping in the state, the CP said that officers are been deployed to every nook and cranny to ensure safety.
Sokoya also emphasized local policing in reference to the local medium of Communication to help the police harness information to advance its intelligence.
He therefore call on Tarabans to support the police in bombarding crimes so as to make the state secured for all.