Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Mr. Kenneth Ebrimson, has warned officers and men of the state police command to be civil, while enforcing the 14 days lockdown order imposed by the Federal Government to checkmate the wide spread of the deadly Coronavirus.
The police boss handed down the warning, on Wednesday, when he went round for on the spot assessment of boundaries closure in the state.
Mr. Ebrimson, who moved round with the state’s Director of Department of State Security (DSS), Mr. David Tsakur, and Commandant Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Hammed Abodurin, visited the boundary between Ogun and Lagos State at Ojodu-Berger area as well as boundary between Ogun and Oyo State at Ogunmakin area.
CP Ebrimson, who expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the security agencies in the areas visited, admonished them to take their time to explain the rationale behind the lockdown to people and persuade them to comply with the order rather than been harsh and brutal in their approach.
He stressed that the country was in a trying period and all hands must be on deck to fight and defeat the deadly virus.