By Oki Samson 

Cultism, recognized as one of the top three security challenges in Lagos, will soon be nipped in the bud going by the preventive strategies that the Nigeria Police is deploying nationwide, National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP can report.
This preventive strategies spearheaded by the Police Campaign Against Cultism and other Vices (POCACOV), Force HQ Abuja has led to the appointment of the Board Member of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Ayo Ogunsan as the new Chairman of POCACOV in Lagos state. This appointment by the High Command of the Nigeria Police Force is a due recognition of the firm commitment to the functionality of the community in handling security matters, adroit competence, and super capability which Dr. Ogunsan is known for over the years.
With this appointment, the Chairman/CEO of Executive Group, Dr. Ayo Ogunsan will discharge ‘responsibilities which includes but not limited to presiding and overseeing the activities of POCACOV initiatives within Lagos state alongside the Police coordinator’.
His appointment letter dated 19th April 2024 also adds: ‘You are responsible to the leadership of POCACOV while facilitating the effectiveness of the Crime Prevention Steering Group (CPSG) in achieving the objectives of POCACOV in the state, as well, by working closely with various stakeholders to promote community-oriented policing and combat more effectively through preventive policing strategies’.
The letter signed by the National Coordinator, POCACOV, Force HQ Abuja, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi noted that the suitability of Dr. Ayo Ogunsan stems from his vibrant contribution to enhancing internal security. Okuwobi cited about the Patron of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Lagos, ‘Your outstanding contribution and dedication to enhancing internal security mechanism for the nation will be instrumental in achieving our objectives and ensuring the success of this vital program.’
‘In due course, the date for the inauguration of State Chairmen nationwide by the Police High Command will be communicated soonest’, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi noted.

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