Security agencies in Kwara State have assured the new administration in the state of their continued commitment to safeguard lives and property of people in the state.
Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, stated this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the first Security Council meeting with new governor of the state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.
He said the State Security Council made up of Security Chiefs from the Nigerian Police, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigerian Customs Service, Nigerian Prisons Service and the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari.
“He understands that without security, no meaningful development can be achieved.
“The Security Chiefs took turns to brief His Excellency about the security situation in the state. All the issues raised were discussed and decisions were made,” he said.
Mr Egbetokun said all issues raised at the meeting were discussed and addressed, as he assured people of the state of continued 24hours security.
Meanwhile, Governnor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq also met with the Kwara State Council of Chiefs.
The meeting was attended by 16 of the 19 members of the council, whose chairman is the Emir of Ilorin.
The Governor was also billed to meet later with Kwara Elders and Leaders of Thoughts and representatives of the civil servants in the state.
The governor had earlier inspected the Government House and Governor’s Lodge and had on Wednesday, the governor met with party members and leaders, pledging an all-inclusive government that would prioritise people’s well-being.