In the bid to curb crimes and criminalities within Qua’an-Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State, the LGC Administration in the area has constructed and handed over a new Divisional Police Office to the Nigerian Police on Wednesday April 12, 2023.
Statement made available to this medium and was signed by Mathias Yengoet Dajan
SSA Media, Publicity and Protocol to the Executive Chairman Qua’an-Pan LGC stated that Speaking during the handing over and commissioning of the office in Namu town, the Executive Chairman of Qua’an-Pan Local Government Council, Hon. Ernest Abner Da’a described the event as a fulfilment of his administration’s
assurance to the people of partnering with the various security agencies and outfits within and outside the LGA, towards maximization of their services to secure them.
“You recalled that on assumption of office and in the face of the many security challenges we assured you of impactful partnership with the various security agencies and outfits within and outside of the LGA, towards the maximization of the services of the Army, Police and other recognized outfits, like The Vigilante, Community Police, Neighborhood Watch, among others, to curtail them. Today, I am happy to inform you that this partnership have reduced drastically the level of crimes, criminalities and criminal activities in the Local Government.” Hon Da’a said.
The Chairman added that the securing and establishment of an additional Divisional Police Office in the LGA, with the full status of the office, located in Namu is a further demonstration of practical steps towards curbing security challenges by his Administration
“I am happy to inform you that my Administration has completed the building of the fully fortified office structure, which we are Commissioning and handing it over to the Nigerian Police Force for operational services from today April 12, 2023,’ Hon Da’a said to the applause of the appreciative people.
The Chairman expressed appreciation to the Nigeria Police for their understanding and cooperation towards the establishment of the 2nd Divisional Police Office in the Local Government, and reassured them of the full cooperation of the people of Qua’an-Pan, expressing the hope that the station will boost the Administration’s efforts towards minimizing security breaches within the Local Government Area and its environs to the barest minimum.
” We thank also the Army and other security apparatus for their continued support to the Administration. Together, we assure you Qua’an-Pan Local Government Area will continue to enjoy more peaceful coexistence under peaceful atmosphere,” the Chairman said, while commending members of the Executive, Legislative and Traditional Councils and the people of the Local Government Area for their maximum support towards ensuring that the LGA is taken to the highest level.
While commending the people of Namu for their synergy and cooperation towards the success of the project, Hon. Da’a urged them to see the new facility as their own, and to always protect it and cooperate with the officers.
Speaking at the Commissioning, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CFR, represented by the Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Plateau State Command, CP Bartholomew Onyeka called on the good people of Namu, to see themselves as partners in progress by creating conducive environment for cordial working relationship and partnership with the Police.
The goodwill message from the Long Pan and President Qua’an-Pan Traditional Council, Nda Emmanuel Dabang, was read by his Representative, the Long Kwo of Kwo Chiefdom, HRH Miskoom Fidelis Longtoe Attahiru II, where he pledged the cooperation of the Traditional Council towards sustainable peace within the LGA.
Other traditional rulers at the occasion included the Long Gamai, represented by the Long Dorok; The Ponzhi Zini and Acting President Langtang North and South Joint Traditional Council; the District Heads of Doemak, Kwa and Kwang.
In his vote of thanks, HRH, the Long Jan, Miskoom Safiyanu Allah-Nana Ill, appreciated the council for coming to the aid of his people, adding that the Police station is unique among other stations in the country, and assured that the police officers posted to the station would be accorded conducive working environment by the community.
Highlights of the event was the Commissioning and unveiling of the office and other facilities meant to aide the operations of the personnel.