According to the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, Nigerian youths deserve to play a more important and significant role in improving the country’s security framework.
While unveiling the youth ambassador and anti-crime jingle maker, He added that the youths were critical to the fight against crime in the country, noting that the idea was aimed at spreading security awareness and sensitisation to schools and universities in crime prevention.
Represented by Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Danazumi Doma, Director, Finance and Administration, the police boss said, “Korede Bello, you are the positive representation of Nigerian youths and on this occasion, the Nigeria Police celebrates you”.
“We believe Korede Bello’s exemplary behaviour and tenacity of purpose, like that of the Nigeria Police, will be the needed influence to change the wrong or misconceived habits of some of our youths”.
“The process of bringing the youths into our fold as crime-fighting channels is very critical to the policing of this country”.
“It is, therefore, my firm conviction that in fighting crimes in our system, the youths are critical elements that must be incorporated”.
The ‘Godwin’ crooner, in his acceptance speech promised to work with the police to ensure that youths do not engage in crimes.
“Before now, there had not been any relationship between the police and the entertainment industry. I promise to do my best, we the youths of this country will not disappoint you,” he vowed.