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Isoko monarch tasks police boss on peace


CSP Isah Hassan exchanging pleasantries with the Odiologbo of Oleh kingdom, Anthony W.O. Ovrawah Omogha 1.

The Odiologbo of Oleh kingdom and chairman, Isoko traditional ruler’s council, Anthony William O. Ovrawah Omogha 1, has reiterated his commitment to the security of lives, property and peaceful coexistence among residents.

The monarch gave the pledge during the reception of Oleh Divisional Police Officer, CSP Isah Hassan at the Odiologbo palace in Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta State.

He noted that CSP Isah has demonstrated gallantry and bravery since he was posted to Oleh. He urged the people to cooperate with the police officer and be vigilant.


The monarch urged residents to complement the police. He commended the divisional police officer for fighting crime with enthusiasm in the local government area even as he urged all Isoko people to support him in the fight against criminality.

The monarch stated that henceforth, all streets in Oleh must employ five to ten persons to guard them daily depending on the size of the street. He maintained that it is mandatory to enforce the local security laws to assist the police in the security of lives and property, noting that any street that fails the directive will be sanctioned.

Also, he said henceforth, no night ceremony beyond 7:00p.m. in Oleh kingdom, adding that defaulters will be prosecuted by the law enforcement agents. According to the monarch, any person caught with dangerous weapon will be arrested even as late night movement beyond 11:00p.m. is wandering and therefore prohibited. 

Responding, CSP Isah pledged to be committed towards the protection of lives and property. He assured Isoko people of honesty and urged parents to monitor their children and instruct them to stay out of crime.

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