The Assistant Inspector General of Police overseeing zone 17, in Akure, the Ondo state capital, Adebowale Williams has called on legal professionals to intensify their cooperation with the police in the fight against insecurity and promotion of public safety.
The AIG made the call on Friday while receiving a delegation of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Akure branch who paid him a courtesy visit in his office.
The delegation was led by Mr Banjo Ayenakin, the chairman of the NBA Akure branch.
AIG Adebowale who appreciated the association for the visit, expressed his desire to work with the lawyers towards protecting lives and property.
He stressed the need for the law enforcement and the legal profession to work together with the aim of achieving administration of justice.
The AIG pointed out the police in the Zone had intensify efforts to address security issues plaguing its jurisdiction.
He promised to look into issues raised by the association and proffer prompt solution.
AIG Adebowale Williams also advocated a forum of lawyers and Police to resolve pertinent issues that affect them.
Earlier, the NBA chairman, Mr Ayenakin commended the AIG for being professional in the discharge of his duties in the Zone.
He also appreciated the AIG for given them audience, adding that he was the first AIG in the Zone’s history to grant NBA an audience and seek their cooperation.