The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of Southwest Zone, Foluso Adebanjo, has rated Ekiti as having the lowest crime rate in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the DIG spoke in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday during a working visit.
“The crime rate in Ekiti is very low, in fact, the lowest in the country. The police anywhere in the world can’t do it alone without the cooperation and consent of the people.
“You need to work with critical stakeholders to achieve a crime-free society.
“The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, is committed to the task of giving our men incentives.
“Before now, Inspectors used to spend over 14 years before becoming Superintendent of Police, but such has been corrected.
“Apart from promotion, we are working on the housing scheme for our men to be able to own a house after retirement.
“We are also improving on the medicals so that our men who sustained injuries in the course of performing their tasks can get the best treatment and many other incentives.
“Let us do this job conscientiously. Don’t be labeled corrupt officers, this is not good for the image of the force locally and globally.
“Do this job very well and you will not regret it because you are doing God’s job and your reward shall surely come,” he said.