- Governor Sanwo-Olu has taken a proactive step to improve the security in Lagos state
- The governor on Wednesday, March 31, unveiled body-worn cameras to be used by the state's security personnel
- Sanwo-Olu explained that the move will have a positive impact on the state's economy as it will increase investors' confidence
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, March 31, launched the use of body-worn cameras by security personnel in Lagos state.
According to a brief statement posted on the Lagos state government's website, the governor launched the new security equipment at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja.
Also, Governor Sanwo-Olu in a thread of tweets sighted by Legit.ng explained that he approved the use of the body-worn cameras and mass training of its use for security personnel in Lagos in order to enhance public safety and increase investors' confidence.
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According to the governor, the move will increase the transparency and accountability in the activities of the state's law enforcement agencies.
He added that Nigeria will successfully tackle its security challenges with proactive action, the use of modern technological tools, and well-trained and intelligent personnel.
Paul, @paul94540835, commented on Twitter:
"This is a welcome idea but Nigerians always have problems to every solution most especially police and almost all the law enforcement officials"
Another Twitter user, @_domain_kinging, said:
"Put very strict laws to guide against vandalism of the body cam by the security official. Create provision for debriefing them after each assignment/operation. Make them accountable for their every action,,, no police man should ever carry a gun without his uniform, not ever."
CAPT OMO, @OmoCapt, said:
"In as much you guys f*ck up most times I would say kudos to this, But proper sensitization needs to be giving to security agencies."
In other news, some teachers in Lagos state have been honoured with car gifts courtesy of Governor Sanwo-Olu.
The governor presented cars, among other gifts to outstanding teachers and school administrators in the state.
Governor Sanwo-Olu did this in fulfilment of his promise to reward excellence and hard work in the teaching profession. According to him, the initiative is in line with the government’s commitment to using education as a weapon to change the world.
Similarly, veteran Nollywood actress, Iya Awero, has been made a very happy woman by the governor of Lagos state, Sanwo-Olu.
The thespian was recently gifted a three-bedroom flat in one of the newly commissioned housing estates in the state.
Governor Sanwo-Olu stated that movie stars who have aged should not only be celebrated after their death. According to the Lagos governor, they should be appreciated and rewarded for their long years of service in the movie industry.