Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has called on security agencies to partner with government in the maintenance of law and order in the state.
Governor Okowa who said this when the management team of the Nigerian Navy Logistics Command paid a courtesy visit on him in Asaba observed that synergy among security agencies in the state was key to fighting against the security challenges faced in the country.
According to him “This visit is important because it has enabled us to know more of your duties in the state; my office has been briefed concerning your partnership with the Nigerian Police and the Military in the Ethiope West region of the state towards maintaining law and order and we must appreciate you for it” he said.
He commended the Nigerian Navy for the efforts they have made in the past to maintain peace in the waterways and their host communities stating that “There have been no negative reports about actions carried out that are not conducive for the members of the communities and to that effect I must commend you on the way you have executed your duties”.
The governor assured the command that government would look into the various requests they have made in order to function effectively.
Earlier, the Flag Officer Nigerian Navy Logistics Command Oghara, Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ofik assured Governor Okowa that the command would continuously work with government and other security agencies to enforce the needed security in their host communities and the state.