The Rivers state commissioner of police Friday Eboka has assured of a cordial working relationship with Journalists, civil societies groups and residents of the state.
CP Friday Eboka at an event to interact with Journalists and crime reporters in the state said the police under his watch will wear a human face in dealing with members of the public.
He promised to have regular interactive sessions with Journalists and other stakeholders in the state to render effective crime free society.Also speaking at the CP journalist hang out in Port Harcourt the Chairman of Nigeria union of Journalists Stanley Job appeal to the CP to make adequate provisions for police protection for journalists during election in the state
He said protection is given to Politicians only during elections meanwhile the Journalist who doing legitimate duties are constantly harassed by Thugs hired by this same politicians to intimidate journalists.
Correspondent Anita Ogona reports that a foremost human rights advocate in the state Ledum Mitee, urge the police command to extend an open door policy to civil societies organization for effective tackling of human rights infringements in the state.