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Enforce discipline in your men – CP tells DPOs, Area Commanders at Conference for Senior officers

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has charged all Area Commanders, Divisional Police officers (DPO’s) and Tactical Commanders of the Lagos State Command to enforce discipline on their operatives so as to sustain the high standard and integral core values the Nigeria Police is known for.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday, June 21.

Speaking at a conference meant for Senior Police officers at the POWA Hall, Oduduwa, in Ikeja Lagos, the Lagos CP urged the Police officers to dress properly, respect their superiors, resume at their various Police formations early, and act modestly. He said that all these are the sum of the attributes that make up a disciplined officer.

Also, the CP ordered the restriction of motorcyclists also known as okada operators from riding in some specific parts of Lagos State. The CP tasked the operatives to enforce the law, adding that they should arrest any okada operator that goes against the order.

Part of the statement read, “CP Hakeem Odumosu, equally ordered the Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers to supervice the Special Anti Traffic Robbery teams and motorcycles deployed to monitor and tackle robbery in traffic in their respective areas of responsibility as the command will not condone any security lapses in any part of the state, including the waterways, more so that there is increasing heavy traffic on our waterways in Lagos.”


“The Commissioner of Police thereofore appealed to the general public to always intimate the Command of any professional misconducts of Police personnel so as to assist the Police Command in nipping such in the bud and enforcing discipline in all areas; and to promote professionalism which will boost quality service delivery, “the statement reads.

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