Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd right); Chief Judge of the State, Justice Marshal Umukoro (2nd left); the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Muhammad Mustafa (2nd right), the Second in Command, DCP, Ngozi Onadeko, and DSP Usman, Dimka, Commander, Eagle-Net Squad, during the commissioning of the Eagle-Net Special Squad Office at the State Police Headquarters, Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI
The Delta State Security Trust Fund (DSTF) will be inaugurated in the next few weeks, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has announced.
The governor dropped the hint at the commissioning ceremony today, Monday, 30/7/2018 of the newly built observation post, and transit camp called Eagle-Net Special Squad Office of the Nigeria Police in Asaba, in response to an observation made by Rt. Hon. Samuel Osasa, a barrister-at-law, and head of DTSF that although the agency’s work was getting the full support of the Governor, he pointed out that it was yet to be inaugurated. The governor acknowledged and with a promise that the inauguration of the Agency will hold in a matter of weeks.
Shortly before commissioning the Eagle-Net Special Squad Office of the Police and the operational vehicles, Governor Okowa called for the support of all stakeholders for the security agencies so as to ensure peace and security in the society.
He pointed out that the task of ensuring peace and security of our society should not be left for government alone, noting that “We cannot continue to leave the affairs of security just to the government alone.
Noting also that individuals who are blessed, and corporate organizations ought to and should continue to support the police in their work, he explained that this is necessary so that they can operate in a conducive atmosphere and environment towards discharging their duties because when they have the best working environment they are likely to be more civil in their duties.
He declared: “As a country and as a people, we must realize that we require the partnership of the police and we ought to be their partners if we want things to work, the private sector should support the security agencies to ensure peace and security in the country”, he added.
Governor Okowa commended the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission [DESOPADEC] and the Delta State Security Trust Fund for the building project and operational vehicles stating that “I must also thank the management of DESOPADEC and the management of the Delta state Security Trust Fund for their collaboration with the police, starting first with the Eagle-Net Squad and the Transit camp for the women that was built, we need to partner with Police Force to provide conducive working environment for its officers and members, so as to get the best out of them”.
While congratulating the state Police Commissioner, Mr. Muhammed Mustafa for the leadership qualities in bringing out the best in his subordinates, the governor eulogised the initiator of the projects, DSP Usman Dimka, O/C Eagle-Net Special Squad, Asaba, for his initiative in building the office and Transit Camp and urged others to emulate him.
In his welcome address, the State Police Commissioner, CP Muhammed Mustafa appreciated Governor Okowa for his numerous support to the state Police Command and DESOPADEC for the partnership and the projects.
He commended DSP Dimka for initiating and completing the projects for the benefit of the Nigeria Police especially members of his squad.
In his brief remarks, DSP Dimka said that the projects were in fulfillment of his vision of what the future police station should look like and provide the conducive working environment for his colleagues.
Among the numerous features in the Eagle-Net Special Squad Office is that the cell has an air conditioning system for the enjoyment of potential inmates.