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Outgoing Onitsha DPO praised for quality police work

Human rights teams and residents of Onitsha have counseled the Police Service Fee for the latest promotion of the outgoing Divisional Police Officer now accountable for the Onitsha Central Police Station, Anambra State, Rabiu Garba.

Garba was certainly one of three police commissioners who had been not too long ago promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Anambra State Command and 51 from police from all components of the nation.

Human rights teams together with the Marketing campaign for Democracy, the Human Rights and Liberty Entry and Peace Defendants Basis and a few distinguished Onitsha residents reacted to the developments in Onitsha. They stated that Garba had had a big impression on the police and on the safety of lives and property in Onitsha and its environs.

The Chairman of the Anambra State CD, Comrade Elene Nnadi, described Garba as a person of the individuals, who is aware of what he’s speaking about with regards to discharging his duties as a police officer.

Nnadi stated: “Garba is a blessed, clear, approachable and hardworking officer who doesn’t trample on the rights and privileges of the individuals. His picture of upholding regulation and order and respecting the basic rights of the individuals endeared him to the individuals.”

Additionally, the Director of HURIDE, Dede Uzor A. Uzor, stated Garba left an indelible mark as a police officer throughout his 10 years in Anambra State.

Uzor was optimistic and thought that, given his constructive monitor report, the residents can be comfortable to see him return to Anambra for a second ‘missionary journey’, however then in the next place as police chief.

He claimed that Garba has had a significant impression on the lives of many individuals and has promoted unity among the many individuals on the Fegge Police Division and CPS, all within the business metropolis of Onitsha, the place he served as DPO.

He added: “We urged the PSC to put up him in Anambra State to proceed his good work. We additionally urged Garba to not permit his new rank to swell his head and tarnish his hard-won repute.”

In the meantime, Garba, the outgoing DPO of Onitsha Central Police Station, stated the individuals of Ndigbo and Anambra have handled him with love throughout his 15 years of service within the South-East.

He stated that the sheer quantity of affection showered upon him has worn out each shred of ethnicity and historical sentiment in his relationships with individuals, each in his official and personal life.

Whereas talking of his euphoria over his award as ACP, Garba stated Ndigbo confirmed him a love that went past what his individuals in Bauchi State would have proven him.

He stated: “The peak of the love was in the course of the #EndSARs protest, when different officers and law enforcement officials had been hunted right down to be slaughtered and police stations throughout the nation had been set on hearth. The identical individuals protected me, my officers and the Fegge police station the place I used to be working on the time.”

The brand new ACP, accountable for Department X of the Kaduna State Police, stated members of the Fegge neighborhood in Onitsha had volunteered to guard the police station in the course of the protests.

He stated: ‘The residents had been cooking on the station whereas some saved watch all evening and lit campfires to remain awake and make sure that there can be no assault on the police station.

“On the day I used to be carried shoulder-high by the identical protesters who attacked police stations, I simply stated my final prayers. I went to the land of the useless and got here again; and after they dropped me and I went again to my workplace, it was like I had risen from the useless.”

Garba recalled two grandparents from Enugu State who got here to Onitsha to provide him 4,000 naira as a token of appreciation for donating blood to their grandson at Borromeo Hospital, Onitsha. He added that he was touched by their token of appreciation and had given them a generator. He stated he donated blood to save lots of the younger man because it posed no hazard to his well being.

He recalled that one other lady introduced a bunch of plantains from Owerri in Imo State to Fegge when he was DPO there.

He stated these had been simply a few of the tokens of affection proven to him by the individuals when he served in Anambra State.

Nevertheless, he additionally harassed that by exhibiting the human face in his work, he doesn’t in any approach compromise his official obligation. Quite the opposite, he ensures that crime and misdemeanours are eradicated or diminished to a minimal.

Garba stated he was trustworthy however agency and would spare no prison wherever he was discovered.

The officer, who obtained a commendation on the Zone 13 Police Command Ukpo in Anambra State, stated it was tough for him to go away Anambra State however he needed to serve the police and the nation elsewhere.

Garba known as on his associates and admirers to proceed to assist his colleagues and all the police neighborhood in Anambra State.

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