The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, FSARS at Adeniji Adele Road Lagos Island, Lagos, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje has been honoured with the distinguished award of Excellence in Security, Safety and Crime Bursting Nationwide by the management of De Watch Media International, Publishers of the Lagos Watch.
Kaoje was honoured at an elaborate event which took place at the FSARS Command, Lagos Island in commemoration of his 2nd anniversary as the DCP in charge of FSARS, Lagos.
Also honoured at the occasion were other senior police officers of the FSARS for their various achievements in the provision of security to ensure Lagosians and Nigerians continue to sleep with their two eyes closed.
The other Officers were ACP Olubunmi Ogendengbe in charge of operations at the FSARS, Lagos, CSP Oluseye Odunbaku, CSP Megida Dauda, SP Abel Ademola, DSP Olaniyi Fetus, DSP Charles Odii DSP Ibrahim Yusuf, ASP Garuba Oseni and their team members.
The ceremony attracted important personalities like the Ojora of Ijoraland, Oba Abdulfatai Aremu Aromire Ojora who was represented by the Bashorun of Ojora Kingdom, Chief Akin Ojora, Mr Kunle Sangaolu Olowopejo, the Chairman of Egbe-Idimu LCDA, Comrade Abdulwaheed Adeyanju and a host of others.
Speaking at the ceremony while reeling out the achievements of DCP Ibrahim Kaoje since assuming Office at the FSARS two years ago, ACP Ogendengbe said: “DCP Ibrahim Kaoje, an astute disciplinarian and dogged crime fighter has achieved a lot in crime fighting and bursting of numerous deadly gangs like armed robbers, kidnappers, cyber crimes, diversion of containerized goods and suspected assassins since assuming duty in 2016.
Ogendengbe said that DCP Kaoje with the unalloyed support of his mMen arrested 116 armed robbers, 51 Kidnappers recovered 62 cut to size double barrel guns, 82 locally made pistols, one sub-machine gun, 65 single barrel guns, 412 various ammunition and 212 cartridges, adding that all the arrested suspects including those involved in the 24 cases of diversion of goods have been charged to court.
In her speech, Chairman, Award Committee of the De Watch Media International, Oyekunle Oluwakemi Jibromah who was represented by Mr Femi Awoleye said that DCP Ibrahim Kaoje was honoured with Excellence Award in Crime Bursting for his exemplary discharge of duties and gallantry.
He praised the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris for supporting Kaoje to succeed.