As part of its efforts to boost the fight against crime in Akwa Ibom, a security firm, BASCON Nigeria Limited has built and donated a new Police Station to the State Police Command.
Managing Director of the company, Bassey James told newsmen in Uyo yesterday that the gesture was to support security operation in the area and assist the Police in creating the enabling environment for investors to launch their businesses in the State.
“Matters of security should be the concern of everyone because government cannot do it alone”, he noted, recalling that in 2012, he also presented similar free will gesture to the State Joint Task Force, JTF, ‘Operation Aduma’.
“In 2012, I donated security equipment to the State’s JTF, as part of my contribution to the development of the State, because I believe every well meaning Nigerian should be part of the process of making Nigeria peaceful by supporting the security forces. I am happy to identify with the successes recorded by the Commissioner of Police who is doing a good job in the State.” James explained.
The security expert disclosed that he has developed what he called National Integrated Security Network, NISN, a template deliberately designed to connect the entire State under a single security system, an idea, he said, would be sold to the State and others.
“The peace in my State and Nigeria is important, and of course the issue of security should be everybody’s business,” he explained.
James, who is a Criminologist, urged governments and corporate institutions to work in tandem with security consultants to effectively fight criminals and commended the state Commissioner of Police Mr. Murtala Mani for working to stem the tides of criminality in the State.
Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, according to James, would commission the facility located on the Airport Road along with other security equipment this …Read More
Source:: Nigerian Pilot