Governor Ugwuanyi stated this while entertaining a delegation of the Police Service Commission at Government House Enugu.
He said that the State Government was committed to providing necessary assistance to the commission to enable it to discharge its duties optimally.
Earlier, the Chairman, Police Service Commission, represented by the Commissioner representing South-South and the Media in the Commission, Mr. Austin Braimoh commended the State Government’s efforts in supporting the Nigerian Police in the area by providing fund for the police college at Oji River.
He further praised the Governor for accepting to set up operational offices for the commission in the State, where aggrieved members of the public would lodge complaints about their dissatisfaction with activities of the police.
He said that the visit to the Government house was the first official outing of the board since inauguration on the twenty fifth of July, this year.
The delegation was accompanied by the Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Danmallam Mohammed among other executive members of the board.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Danmallam Mohammed has appealed to members of Board of the Police Service Commission to look into the challenges facing men of the Force in discharging their duties.
Mr Danmallam made the appeal while receiving members of the Board at the Police Headquarters, Enugu.
He noted that the police in collaboration with sister security agencies had achieved much this year in fighting crime in the State and needed more assistance in the areas of manpower and logistics.
Mr Danmallam also commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his assistance to the Command.
On the call for the creation of State Police, Mr Danmallam said it could bring about disunity in the country.
Responding, the Leader of the Board members, Mr Austin Brain commended the Enugu State Police Command for its efforts in fighting crime and assured it that the issues raised would be considered.
The fact finding visit is to ascertain the challenges of the Command in carrying out its duties.
CHUKWUMA EZEOGU & SARAH CHIWENITE