Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday paid a visit to the State Police Headquarters in Ikeja, where he met officers of the command.
During the visit the governor met with the CP, DIG, AIG Zone 2, All Area Commanders and all DPOs across the State.
The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, used the opportunity of the visit to table at least seven demands before the State Governor.
This was made known by the Governor’s media aide, Jubril Gawat, in a series of post on his Twitter account.
He wrote: “Governor @jidesanwoolu answering requests from the CP Hakeem Odumosu:
“1: The State Govt should foot bills of all police officers that sustained injuries. Mr Governor says: “Consider it Done” immediately.
“Request 2: That the State Government should consider payment of compensation to the Family of the deceased policemen. Governor @jidesanwoolu says the State Govt will compensate the family of the deceased officers during this period.
“Request 3: That the State Govt should take over the burial arrangements of deceased police officers. Governor @jidesanwoolu says the State Govt will take over the burial arrangements of deceased officers during this period.
“Request 4: That the State Govt should give scholarship to the children of Police deceased Officers. Governor @jidesanwoolu instructed the SA Education to attend to it immediately through the State Scholarship Board.
“Request 5: The Police Stations that have been burnt down. Governor @jidesanwoolu says the State has bigger plans for that and the Police Stations would be rebuilt to proper standards, to something that the Police officers would be proud of.
“Request 6: That the State Govt should help continue the building of the L-Wing to a U-Wing at the Command HQ. Governor @jidesanwoolu says the construction works will begin before the end of the year once space is available.
“Request 7: The Upgrading of the Police Cottage Hospital. Governor @jidesanwoolu says he would direct the Commissioner for Health to come and look at the hospital and determine what kind of improvements the hospital needs.”