In Calabar, the Nigeria Bar Association (Calabar Chapter) paid a Courtesy Visit to the new Cross River State Commissioner of Police in his Office.The meeting which took place at the Head quarters of the Nigeria Police, Diamond Hill Calabar.
Present in the meeting with the NBA ( Calabar Chapter) was the Commissioner of Police Cross River State (CP) Sikiru Akande, Assistance Commissioner of Police, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Police Public Relations Officer (ASP) Irene Ugbo and others Senior Ranking Police Officers, Member of the Press.
The NBA which was led by its Chairman Dr Paul Ebiala and other top members of the Association present.
In his speech the NBA Chairman Dr Paul Ebiala Welcome the new Commissioner of Police to Cross river State and Congratulated him for his elevation to the exotic position. He said it’s a thing of joy and Pride to those who have known him both in and out, we welcome him to Cross River State at a time where professionalism is the act of Policing, where also determination, astuteness and in fact commitment are required for Policing, quoting from the Bible, he stated that (for i have brought you at this time for a purpose) say the coming back of the commissioner to Cross River State was for a reason.
The Chairman reinstate his Commitment towards partnering with the Nigeria Police Force towards service delivery to the citizens of Cross River State, he also reiterated his commitment towards partnering with the (NPF) in any area that it dame necessary and also to provide solution towards effective policing.
The Police Commissioner in his speech welcome the NBA (Calabar Chapter) to his Office and reiterates his Commitment to making Sure Peace and Security returns to Cross River State.
Stating that in his time in Office as Commissioner the State will take back its stance as the most Peaceful State in Nigeria also stating that modalities are being put in place to coup irregularities in the State Raising from Kidnapping, car theft, Unregistered vehicles in the city of Calabar and many more and seek Partnership with the NBA (Calabar Chapter) in delivering effective Policing in Cross River State.