By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 13 Police Headquarters, Ukpo, Anambra State, AIG Olofu Tony Adejoh, recently received a team of the Nigerian Red Cross Society International.
According to the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), SP Ihunwo Josephine K, the team visited in order to establish synergy with the Nigeria Police Force on security situation, security assessment and flood ligament in Anambra State.
The AIG who was represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Zonal Criminal Investigations Department, DCP Umar Mohammed, and the management team, received the team led by Engr. Kingsley Okoye.
The NRCS Team notified the police that the targeted areas for their operations were Anambra East, Anambra West, and Ogbaru Local Government Areas, respectively, which, they said, were devastated by flood.
The group also pledged to support the flood victims of about five hundred households with N30, 000.00 each, while promising to also drill water boreholes in the affected communities.
Responding, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police assured the team of maximum support in the area of security and equally guaranteed that the Anambra State Commissioner of Police would engage with the team for further on-the-ground security emplacements towards the achievement of their efforts.