Police, NDLEA to partner on crime prevention in Ekiti

By The Citizen

The Ekiti Police Command said on Friday it would partner with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to curb crime in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Felix Uyanna, said this when he paid a familiarisation visit to the agency's office in Ado-Ekiti.

Uyanna said the essence of the visit was to partner with the agency, to ensure crime-free situation during the June governorship election in the state.

He commended the efforts of the agency at checkmating drug peddlers in the area.

He solicited for a mutual and peaceful partnership with the agency, to enable the two agencies to wipe out criminals in the state.

Responding, the Commander of the NDLEA in the state, Mr Bamidele Akingbade, thanked the commissioner for the visit.

He said the agency would partner with the police to ensure free and fair elections and to reduce the rate of crime.

Akingbade also said that the agency was ready to assist the police whenever the need arose. NAN