Police Wins PCRC Football Tournament Cup: CP Tunji Disu Calls For More Inter-Agency Security Corporations
The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, CP Olatunji Disu has stressed the need for inter security agency cooperation for effective Policing and good of the society .
CP Disu made the disclosure during the Novelty football Match and games involving Police, Army, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA),Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),Honorary Members of Police Officers Mess, Police Officers Wives Association on Saturday November 25th,2023.
In an interview with Journalists, CP Disu said “this is what sporting is all about and especially this is what security is all what, when the President came, he said he wanted an inter security agency cooperation and this has trickled down to what we are doing today.
“Police Community Relations Community (PCRC) is taking the led in bringing all the security agency together, so that we get to know ourselves, so that we can work together for the good of the community”.
The Rivers State Chairman of PCRC, Voke Emore in his remarks said “we intend to built the bridge between the community and the Police and other agencies and the community, this event is to foster that relationship .
“In socializing you get to know yourself well, so the idea is that for our end of year, for every year by God’s grace we are going to keep on doing this so that will can have all the agencies coming together in one field and have fun .
The led representative Of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA), Benet Uche in an interview with Journalists said “the inter agency match is going to foster better unity amongst all of us, it also gives us the opportunity to exercise and keep fit, build us properly and gives us better physical building.
“I will like the Youth to know that drug is a mocker of persons, anybody who engages in intake of illicit drug is destroying himself.
“For young people who are growing up ,taking illicit drug even if you think you can afford it, even if you are not feeling the impact, by the time you getting to your late 40 and early 50s, when you are supposed to be operating at your optimal, that is when you will realize you are destroying yourself growing up from abuse of drugs.
“Drug is dangerous. Is an enemy to society .Everybody should stay away from illicit drug especially the Youth because we need them in order to secure our future”.
Meanwhile Onegiyeofori Fenibo, President of Honorary Members of Police Officers Mess said ” the match is to form more synergy, preaching the gospel that members of security agencies are one and no one should feel superior to the other”.
In his assertion Donald Osifoh, Coordinator of cooperate members of PCRC in Rivers State said the football match will bring synergy through interaction between the security agencies.
Our correspondent reports that the Police team beat Honorary Members of Police Officers Mess 2 -0 to lift the PCRC football tournament gold cup.