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Govt boosts security purchases over 120 vehicles, modern gadgets for Police 

Oyo Commissioner of Police Adebola Hamzat has commended Governor Seyi Makinde for setting a record in his bid to protect the citizens and residents of the State.

He gave the commendation while playing host to the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, who was at the Eleyele Police Command, Ibadan on a fact-finding courtesy call.


While speaking, Hamzat highlighted what he described as the invaluable support provided by Makinde in strengthening the security architecture in the State through the donation of over 120 vehicles, provision of modern day communication gadgets and personal motivation for the officers and men of the command.

According to the Police boss, the modern day gadgets procured for the Police by the governor has enabled him and other senior colleagues to monitor happenings in the state from any part of the federation.

He agreed with Prince Oyelade that in all the eight states where he had served as commissioner before, none is as peaceful as Oyo State.

He said community policing has been highly successful to combat crime in Oyo State because the Governor gives Policemen extra incentives and motivation apart from their regular salaries, while the populace is generally happy to cooperate with the Police.

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