The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hassan Karma, says adequate deployment has been made in various border areas of the state following, the recent attack on Nimbo community in Enugu state which shares a common boundary with Anambra state at Ayamelum Local Government Area axis.
The Police Commissioner revealed this during a one day Security Awareness Dialogue organized by the office of the Secretary to the Anambra state government in conjunction with Anambra state Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at Professor Dora Akunyili Women Development Center, Awka.
The seminar which targets security consciousness among citizens in the prevailing circumstance of the time afforded participants the opportunity to understand their role in the cause of effective maintenance of security which involves community vigilance and support for the law enforcement agencies.
Delivering his speech on the role of the Nigeria Police in Internal Security, the Anambra state Commissioner of Police stated that crime has gone nuclear with its lethal and sophisticated disposition and therefore should be prevented at all cost, just as the state has commenced proactive security of the borders of the state following the Fulani Herdsmen attack on Nimbo community of Enugu state.
The participants were also urged to assist the law enforcement agencies with useful information on criminals and their activities as well as participate actively in the security of their environment by also supporting the community-based vigilante groups for proper internal security operations that will lead to crime detection and prevention.