Amaechi urges new Rivers Police Chief to build on peace and security

The Rivers State governor, Rt. hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged his administration’s preparedness to continually assist the state police command to build on t … Continue reading Amaechi urges new Rivers Police Chief to build on peace and security


The Rivers State governor, Rt. hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged his administration’s preparedness to continually assist the state police command to build on t peace and security.

Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi

Governor Amaechi was speaking when the new state commissioner of police, Mohammed Indabawa paid him a courtesy visit at government house, Port Harcourt.

Congratulating the new commissioner, he urged him to continue with the success report of his predecessor, Sulaiman Abba and bring his wealth of experience to maintain peace and security in the state.

Governor Amaechi also charged the new police boss to work hard to meet the expectations of the state government as well as that of the rivers people, he also urged him to perform better than his predecessor.

He adviced the new police boss to inculcate discipline among officers in the state police command, while appealing to him to take inventory of police assets in the state. The governor said it was necessary to give attention to the maintenance of police vehicles to enable them fight crime in the state.

“I have heard a lot about you. I have heard about your capacity in terms of operations and therefore I believe that you will continue from where the last commissioner of police stopped before he was promoted. We had a wonderful relationship with him; he was a very good commissioner of Police,” Amaechi said.

“If the stories we read about you are anything to go by, it is my belief that you would do same”, he added.

The rivers new commissioner of police Mr. Mohammed Indabawa had promised to use his available manpower and resources to fight crime in the state including internal corruption among the state police command.

While seeking for cooperation from the government and people of the state he commended the governor for his continuous assistance to the force.  But like the oliver twist, he further requested that the excellent relationship Governor Amaechi had with the former commissioner be extended to him for effective service delivery.

The new police boss who was accompanied by some top officers in his command also solicited the cooperation of members of the public to achieve his goals in making rivers state a crime free state.