Anambra gov’t, Police Wade Into Criminal Activities Around Zik:s Varsity
The Police Command in Anambra and officials of the State government have met with the management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University to find a solution to the increasing wave of crime in the students around the institution.
Representatives of the Student Union Government were also at the meeting which was held at the University conference hall on Friday..
NewsMonitor reports that students, especially those living off campus have come under criminals’ attacks with robbery and rape of young women in most cases.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Echeng Echeng was represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations DCP John Obuagbaka.
According to DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the Police Public Relations Officer who said this a Statement, the meeting was aimed at addressing the recent security breaches in some of the hostels along Ifite.
“Some of the resolutions include another elaborate meeting with the private hostel owners, the president of hostels, and other stakeholders, especially along with Ifite on the need to provide securities to the hotels.
“The Command has since embarked on an intensive patrol, improved operational positioning, and deployment of covert operatives as a solution to the security situation in the area, ” he stated.
Ikenga said members of the public in distress or with useful information could reach the Command control room on number 07039194332.
“Furthermore, you can call the Area Commander, Awka 07067950441, DPO B Division 08064521837, DPO Central Police Station, Awka, 07031583583, and the Command Public Relations Officer 08039334002 for a prompt response,” he stated.