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Delta Police PPRO, DSP Edafe Bags Award



Delta Police PPRO, CSP Edafe Bags Award

By Daniel Dafe

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in Delta State, DSP Bright Edafe has been honoured with a meritorious award of excellence.

This was done in Abraka on Thursday.

The award presented to him by a European based organization, was in recognition of his selfless service to community development and strong community values of honesty and public integrity.

The event that took place at the DELSU Multi-purpose Hall, Abraka, was organized by Pax Bonum Foundation in collaboration with Global Times News Agency, Europe and Integrated Business.School, Abuja.

Responding to questions from Oasis Magazine after the event, the police spokesman said it was a great privilege and honour to be one of the awardees.

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“Its not because I am the best but I think its a way of showing that the little I am doing as my contribution is being seen and recognised. I am happy that I am a recipient of this wonderful award today and like the host said, it is a way of showing that what we are doing is seen and recognised and we really appreciate it,” he said.

He added: “It’s a step forward and it gives us the needed drive to do more and also affect our environment and people around us.”

He dedicated the award to God for His grace and mercies to him and to the Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, CP Muhammad Ali for.believing in him.

According to him, against all odds, the police boss trusts him.

In his words, “Even though he barely knew me, he trusted in my abilities and he saw that I have the capacity to excel as a PRO. I don’t want to forget my predecessor, SP Onome, the immediate past PRO Delta State. She is wonderful and she also trusted in me by recommending me to the Commissioner of Police that I will do well and I believe that i have not let any of them down.”

To police officers in the state, he said: “You should know that we are not lords over the citizens; instead we are servant and that is why some call us civil or public servants. So, we should stop seeing ourselves as lords over the people we are policing. We are supposed to serve them.


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