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…commends out-gone DSS director for honesty, dedication, teamwork.
By Olamide Jaji
The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has received the new Police Commissioner, CP Lanre Bankole and DSS Director, Likinyo Abimbola in his office at Okemosan, Abeokuta yesterday.
The governor described the out-gone Director of the Department of State Services in the state, Mr. David Tuska for his honesty, dedication to service and ability to ensure inter-agency cooperation and collaboration while at the helm in the state.
He added that,””I have enjoyed working with him, we’ve all enjoyed working with him, I have found him as a very dependable person, he is a very humble man, very amiable, very unassuming, a complete gentleman but very firm. I have found Mr. Tuska to be very diligent, very hard-working, highly effective, honest and particularly a team player who strove and worked to ensure that there was inter-agency cooperation and collaboration.
“I found him to have discharged his duties with a high sense of responsibility, integrity and honour, I have enjoyed working with him and we are going to miss him.”
Meanwhile, Prince Abiodun has assured the new State Director of the Department of State Security Likinyo Abimbola and her police counterpart; CP Lanre Bankole, of his administration’s readiness to continue to do all it can to support them in its bid to continue to make the state the safest and best destination for businesses in the country.
He charged the new Commissioner of Police and the State Director of the Department of State Security Services to ensure that they continue to maintain the inter-agency relationship among the various security agencies in the state.
“I can assure that this administration will do all that is within our means and power to ensure that we provide you with what you require to carry out your responsibilities to the best of your ability.
“We hope and pray that the inter-agency cooperation that has existed between all our agency heads till date that has allowed us to achieve and record the successes that we have witnessed. It is our hope and desire that both of you will maintain this cooperation, I do not doubt that your antecedents speak for both of you, you both are very capable and experienced.”
Responding, Tuska described Ogun as a unique state and applauded Governor Abiodun and his team for their level of cooperation which he said had made the job of his Department very easy.
Also, the new Commissioner of Police,CP Lanre Bankole pledged to enhance security in the state as well contribute his quota to the development of the state.