The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa, on Wednesday convened a meeting of political parties, traditional rulers, religious, youth, market leaders, media influencers and other opinion moulders at the POWA Hall of the Command Headquarters, Ikeja, Lagos.
The meeting which was convened to address security concerns within the state following the Presidential Election and in view of the coming governorship election provided the opportunity for Lagosians to ventilate their concerns, point out areas of security needs and recommend strategies that would help curb any form of violence within the state.
The Commissioner of Police reminded influential people that, they had an important role in setting an example and could help ensure that peace is maintained by speaking out against any form of violence or aggression.
Owohunwa also charged stakeholders in the state to eschew violence and preach peace, tolerance and rule of law to their teaming followers.
He equally gave the assurance that the Command will not hesitate to protect law-abiding citizens and deal with trouble makers in accordance with the law.
Some attendees at the stakeholders meeting include: Femi Falana SAN, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, Monday Ubani (NBA Chairman Ikeja), Eze Ndigbo of Alimosho, Igwe Lawrence, Eze Ndigbo of Ikeja, Eze Uche Dimgba, Alhaji Suleiman Baba, representing the Arewa Council of Chiefs, Yinka Oguntimehin, Mr. Mobolaji Olusegun, Chairman of the Inter Party Advisory Council, Folarin Falana aka Falz, Debo Adedayo aka Macaroni, among others.