Philanthropy! Imo State Police Commissioner Commissions New Police Station in Ideato-North Built by Just One Man – Uche Mec

CP Chris Ezike cutting the ribbon to officially commission the new police station. Next thing is Chief Obi (middle) and Barrister Ben Obidegwu (President General, Nzuko Obodoukwu Clan

Imo State Commissioner of Police,  Chris Ezike,  Thursday, January 4, commissioned a new police station in Obodoukwu,  Ideato-North Local Government Area of Imo State.

The Police Station was built single-handedly by an indigene of the community, Chief Uche Umeayika, aka Uche Mec.

Uche Mec speaking during the occasion

While speaking at the commissioning ceremony which was well attended by indigenes of the community,  the Police Commissioner  said that security should be the priority of every community.

Ezike commended Uche Mec for building the police station and promised that the police would do her best to ensure full and functional security in Obodoukwu town.

He said the station would begin with 10 police men, adding that this number will be increased to 15 in about 3 months time.

While speaking at the occasion,  the President General of Nzuko Obodoukwu Clan, Barrister Ben Obidegwu,  commended Chief Uche Mec for having the interest of the community at heart by building  the police station,  further calling on every indigene of the town to put all hands on deck with a view to developing the town.

Barrister Ben Obidegwu, Chairman, Nzuko Obodoukwu Clan speaking at the occasion

Obidegwu thanked the police commissioner for facilitating the building of the station, adding that the entire Obodoukwu community will cooperate with the police officers to ensure a smooth running of security operations in the community.

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Also speaking, the philanthropist who built the police station, Chief Uche Umeayika (Uche Mec) thanked the police commissioner for making it possible for the project to become a reality in the town. He added that he was happy to have had the opportunity to do such a project for his community, address by that people should always think of what to do for their community to move forward.

Uche Mec also donated a Sienna Vehicle for the police station.

Sienna vehicle donated to the police by Uche Mec for the new police station3

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Hoisting of flags of the Nigeria Police Force and Nigerian flag

Below is the new police station commissioned in Obodoukwu town today by Imo State Police Commissioner, Chris Ezike;


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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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