The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat speaking on behalf of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Passing Out Parade of Year 2022 Mandatory In-Service Training For Lagos State Law Enforcement Officers held in Ikeja, Lagos
Lagos State Law Enforcement officers have been asked to demonstrate high level of professionalism and civility in dealing with the public to avoid tampering with the Rights of the people.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu gave the advice in a message to the Passing Out Parade of Year 2022 Mandatory In-Service Training for Law Enforcement Officers in Lagos State, held in Ikeja.
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Governor Sanwo-Olu said that while the Law enforcement officers were expected to be firm in enforcing the law, they were not to infringe on the Fundalmental Rights of the people.
He stressed that with his administration’s comitment to upholding the tenets of the rule of law, the government would not condone any form of harassment, arbitrariness and extortion on the part of its Law Enforcement Officers.
While the Governor congratulates the officers on the completion of their training, he urged them to be guided by the knowledge and experience they had acquired as they return to their duty posts.
Governor Sanwo-Olu however, gave the assurance that his administration would continue to strengthen the capacity of its Law Enforcement Officers with the appropriate gadgets and equipment that would enhance their efficiency and effectiveness
In a message to the event, the Lagos State Attorney General for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo enjoined the Law Enforcement officers to show allegiance to what is right and display high sense of bravery and honesty at all times as they go about their duties.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Law Enforcement Training Institute, Mrs. Abiola Adeyinka advised the government to extend the training for the state Law Enforcement officers in her Institute from three days to one week so as to enable them to acquire more knowledge in the course of their training.
The Lagos State Law Enforcement officers later displayed their matching skills in a slow and quick match.
They are men of the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Service, VIS, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, Kick Against Indiscipline, KAI and Lagos Neigbourhood Safety Corps, LNS.