The Divisional Police Officer of Owa-Oyibu Divisional Police Headquarters, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta, Mr. Monday Osayi said the security challenges in Nigeria needs divine intervention.
Mr Osayi made assertion at his office when members of Owa Youth Vigilant Security Outfit led by Hon. Friday Okoh, paid him a courtesy visit.
According to him security works better with the cooperation of every host community and assistance to the police in carrying out its functions effectively, saying the communities know their environment more than the police.
Speaking further, the DPO urged the security outfit not to be hostile to people in the discharge of their duties.
He also advised the group to visit other top security outfits in the state to enable them know about their existence.
Earlier in his remarks, Hon. Okoh, Chairman of Owa Youth Council noted that the purpose of their visit was to notify the DPO and his men about the existence of the Owa Youth Vigilant Security Outfit in Owa Kingdom.
He informed the police that the major purpose of constituting and inaugurating the security outfit by His Royal Majesty, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor, the Obi of Owa Kingdom was to assist the police and other already existing security operatives in the locality in fighting crime.
Continuing, he disclosed that their aim as Owa Youth Council was to better Owa Kingdom by helping to organize the youths and paving ways for government empowerment programs and job opportunities and others.
Hon. Okoh who is the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to OYC, also briefed the DPO that very soon the full names and identities of all members of the security outfit whom he said cut across the seven communities in Owa Kingdom, will be sent to him for endorsement before issuance.