Ondo State Police Command has appointed a new Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO. He is DSP Femi Joseph.
Joseph took over from DSP Wole Ogodo who has been transferred to the zonal police headquarters in Osogbo, Osun State.
The new police spokesman, who was enlisted into the Nigeria Police
Force in 1989, holds Bachelors degree in English Language from
University of Ado-Ekiti and LLB from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State.
According to a press statement issued by the state Police Commissioner, Mr. Mike Ogbodu, the appointment takes immediate effect.
Speaking with the new police image maker, he promised to maintain a harmonious relationship with the media and ensure the protection of fundamental human rights of every citizen of the state.
DSP Joseph, who has been a Divisional Police Officer in some divisions in the state and one time second in command to Squadron Commander, Mobile Police Force, Mopol 17, in the state, solicited the cooperation of members of the public, especially the media, in order to succeed in his duties.
He promised to run an open door policy which members of the public would have confidence in, adding that public partnership was the best way of fighting crime and criminality.
His words: “We must work together to achieve a crime-free society. The job of effective crime control and detection is for all and sundry. This is why I am appealing to all, especially the journalists, to partner with the state police command in its quest to bring crime to the barest minimum.
He commended his predecessor, DSP Wole Ogodo, for doing a good job, saying he would improve upon the foundation he had laid.

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