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Police Immortalise Gallant Officers With New Office Complex

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Bamigbala Adekola

The Inspector-General of Police IGP Ibrahim Idris has named a new office complex in Lagos Police Mobile Force Headquarters Squadron 20 (MOPOL 20), Ikeja Lagos, after two Gallant Mobile Police Officers Chukwudi Iboko, and Sunday Agbo, who lost their lives during a  robbery attack in  Owerri.

The Inspector General of Police said Chukwudi Iboko and Sunday Agbo who died while repelling a robbery attack in one of the Zenith Bank branch in Owerri Imo state, earlier in February this year, were immortalized as a result of their selfless service in the Nigeria Police force, in order to inspire other officers to put more effort in the discharge of their duties.

L-R DIG Folusho Adebanjo, IGP Idris Ibrahim, DIG Magairi Dikko, Lagos Commissioner of Police CP Imohimi Edgal

According to IGP Idris, the officers were honored because they were patriotic in the discharge of their duties. “The officers have shown serious Commitment in delivering their gallant duty while they are on duty and the Nigeria Police force will never forget them”.

IGP Idris Ibrahim also added that the Mega Office Complex which is situated at the Police Mobile Force Headquarters, Squadron 20, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, has been erected to enhance the smooth discharge of officers’ duty to gallantly combat crime to the barest minimum.

UNVEILING OF MEMORIAL PLAQUE: IGP Idris and Commander MOPOL 20 CSP ABUBAKAR YAKUBU Unveiling Memorial Plaque of the Fallen Heroes.

In reactions to the honorary kind gesture, the families of the deceased officers expressed their gratitude to the Inspector General of Police for remembering the fallen heroes who died while combating crime in the nation.

They also urged the IGP to help in facilitating all the financial benefits of the fallen officers and ensure proper and timely disbursement of the funds.

PHOTO OF COMMISSIONED OFFICE COMPLEX

Recall that the two policemen, who have also been pronounced heroes by many Nigerians, after the video of the shoot-out with the robbers went viral on the Internet, have also been recommended for a post-humous promotion by the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, in the Force’s bid to encourage other officers in actively discharging their duties to serve and protect Nigerians.

Also, in attendance at the commissioning of the Office complex are DIG: NorthWest Zone- Magairi Dikko, DIG Folusho Adebanjo, Ag. Commissioner of Police, Lagos Police Command- CP Imohim Edgal, amongst several other senior officers.

   

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