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Lagos: Sanwo-Olu unveils body-worn cameras for security personnel

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, unveiled body-worn cameras for safety companies within the effort to boost safety and security within the state.

Talking through the unveiling ceremony, at Lagos Home, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu mentioned that using the cameras would enhance transparency and accountability within the actions of legislation enforcement companies.

He mentioned that the units would assist to place the state authorities in a greater place to answer safety challenges in actual time.

The governor additionally authorized a mass coaching for the state’s legislation enforcement personnel on using the physique worn cameras, forward of the deployment of the digital instruments for safety operations throughout the state.

“The three-day coaching, to start in Might, might be facilitated by the Lagos State Legislation Enforcement Coaching Institute (LETI), headed by Prince Falade Oyekan.

“After the coaching, all state-funded legislation enforcement officers can be inaugurated to put on physique cameras for his or her operations,” he mentioned.

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He additional defined that provision of sufficient safety is a key pillar of the administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda.

”Lagos State has strategically set the tempo amongst different states in Nigeria to launch using body-worn cameras by legislation enforcement officers.

”The safety challenges in numerous components of the nation are worrisome, however with proactive motion, using trendy technological instruments, and a mixture of well-trained and clever officers, we’ll efficiently fight many of those challenges.

”With body-worn cameras, our legislation enforcement officers are higher outfitted to guard lives and properties, thereby, making Lagos safer for us all.

”I’m hopeful that every one officers will optimise the cameras that might be assigned to them for the furtherance of justice and enchancment of the legislation enforcement course of.

”Our authorities will proceed to prioritise the welfare of our legislation enforcement officers whose pivotal efforts we acknowledge within the entrenchment of a protected metropolis,” Sanwo-Olu added.

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