Funke Busari, Lagos
The national body of crime reporters in Nigeria has applauded the elevation and deployment of Johnson Kokumo to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police to curb crimes and criminalities in Lagos and Ogun States within the Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos.
In a release signed by Mr. Frank Oshanugor, the Chairman, Public Interest and Strategy Committee of Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria, CRAN, the group said, “We are convinced that his deployment to the Zonal Command is a welcome development in the fight against acts of criminality, considering his vast knowledge of the terrains in Lagos and Ogun states commands, having served in different capacities in both state commands.”
The statement further said “as an operational senior cop who left indelible foot prints in every unit, squadron and command he has served, we are optimistic that his crime bursting strategies will be brought to bear in his new portfolio.”
“To this end, we assure him of our support of robust coverage, as partners in crime- fighting, with the aim of making Nigeria a peaceful society.”