Friday, November 25, 2016

Ogun Police Seek Partnership With Herbalists To Fight Kidnappers, Ritualists

Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has called on traditional medicine practitioners in the state to help the police tackle “kidnapping and human parts” business.

The police boss made the call in Sango-Ota, while declaring opened a one-day workshop on Effective Policing: Role of Traditional Medicine Practitioners.

The workshop was organised by the Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, for the alternative medicine practitioners in the state. Iliyasu said the body could assist by “regularising their practice, carry out membership registration to eliminate quacks and also screen their clients to ascertain the genuineness and legality of the help they seek.”

The CP said that the only way the police could succeed in providing adequate security for lives and properties is to maintain a cordial relationship with the citizens, urging the people of Ogun to help the police with valid information.

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