By Simeon OSAJIE
Edo State government has disclosed plans to set up Emergency communication centres across the state as part of Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration resolve to ensuring security of lives and properties of every Edo citizen.
This was disclosed by the Commisioner of Public Security and Safety, Mr. Kingsley Uwagbale in his office during a press briefing on the recent signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Communication Commission, Abuja and the Edo State Government toward setting up of a modern means of handling emergency in the safety and security architecture of the state.
Uwagbale who represented Governor Godwin Obaseki at the event disclosed that the event was pertinent as part of the vision of the present administration to ensure Edo is the best place to live and prosper in the year 2050.
The Commissioner noted that the security of lives and property of Every Edo citizen is of utmost priority to the present administration
The MOU signing ceremony had in attendance representative of the Director Special Duties, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde who represented the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission and delegation of Edo State Government.
Uwagbale said that the security architecture was designed to serve every state in the country as other States have been admonished to emulate Edo State.
It would be recalled that Governor Godwin Obaseki set up the Ministry of Public Security and Safety as part of his administration commitment to ensuring security, stability and long term economic growth in the state. This is in a bid to make Edo State the most peaceful investment friendly State in the Country.