By Okosun Dennis
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Godwin Umelo has pledged to sustain the collaboration between the Army and Police in combating security challenges within his area of operational responsibilities.
The courtesy visit by the GOC was in furtherance of the synergy and collaboration between Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police in ensuring the security and protection of lives and property within Lagos and Ogun States.
The GOC noted that the two-sister services roles are interwoven hence the need to sustain synergy and collaboration to close gaps that may arose from time to time between the two services.
In his remarks, the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2 Command, AIG Illiyasu Ahmed lauded the existing synergy and collaboration between the services, reiterating that the commitment and readiness of the Zonal Command to continue to partner with the Nigerian Army in combating crime and criminalities; ensuring that security of life and property are safe cannot be downplayed.
Highlights of the courtesy visit included the inspection of quarter guard by the GOC mounted by men of the Headquarters Nigeria Police Zone 2 Command Onikan, Lagos and exchange of souvenirs by the GOC and AIG.