Insecurity: Bauchi governor to hold regular strategic meeting with DPOs
By Auwalu Birnin Kudu
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has said that the state government would initiate regular strategic meetings with Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to deepen security coverage and peaceful coexistence in the state.
The governor made this known in Bauchi on Thursday when he received the new Commissioner of Police deployed to the state, Mr Umar Sanda.
He said that the strategic engagement would include Area Commanders and Deputy Commissioners of Police.
According to the governor, the state is a gateway to the Northeast hence the need for vigilance and regular policing by relevant security agencies.
“We will give you all the needed moral and logistical support to enable you perform optimally.
“We expect demonstration of professionalism and impartiality by the police, especially considering the fact that we are an opposition state,” Mohammed said.
Earlier, the police commissioner said he would strive hard to improve the security situation in the state.
Sanda, who is the 43rd police commissioner in Bauchi state, said he would welcome advice on ways to enhance the operational duties of the police.