By Bode Akinwumi
The Chairman, Ondo State Security Council who is also the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has extolled the virtues of the outgoing Commissioner of Police, Mrs Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison, who has just been promoted to the rank of an Assistant Inspector General of Police.
At a valedictory meeting of the State Security Council held at the Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s office in honour of the newly promoted Commissioner of Police, Governor Akeredolu noted with satisfaction that Mrs Ibifuro-Harrison’s promotion had come at a time most befitting for the new Assistant Inspector General of Police.
While describing the new AIG as a dutiful, responsive and ever prepared officer to secure the people and their property while serving as the Ondo Commissioner of Police, Governor Akeredolu said Ondo State people will greatly miss her diligence and compassion.
“On behalf of the people of Ondo State, we congratulate you on your promotion and thank you for your untiring efforts at securing our state.
“You are a fair minded lady. You carried yourself such that everyone had confidence in you.
“You did your best in Ondo State; Hilda we thank you again and again, the governor”said.
Also the Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi described the outgoing Commissioner of Police as a worthy ambassador of the Nigerian Police who would forever be remembered for having served the state with passion.
In her response after each member of the State Security Council had praised the promoted Commissioner of Police for having served Ondo State with uncommon zeal , the new AIG, Mrs Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison said her years of service in Ondo would for ever remain green in her life in view of the fact that the period was the most remarkable of her years in the Nigerian Police.
While thanking the government, the Service Chiefs and people of Ondo State for their cooperation which made her stay in the state most outstandingly rewarding, Mrs Ibifuro-Harrison noted that everything about Ondo State was uniquely fantastic.
” I thank the people of Ondo State,
I love the weather,
I love the people,
I love the ambiance,
I love everything about Ondo State”, the promoted CP said.
She pleaded with the Service Chiefs to continue to work harmoniously with the government of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu by ensuring peace at all times so as to realise its laudable programmes of entrenching good governance in the state.
The meeting attended by the Secretary to the State Government, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde; the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale; the Secretary Cabinet and Special Services Department, Mr Gbenga Elewuju also had all the Service Chiefs in the State in attendance.