SP Elvin Aguebor Retires From Nigeria Police Force, Pledges Continuous Loyalty.
— Appeals to authorities to improve on police armament, communication gadgets.
Idris Ahmed, Lokoja.
Superintendent of Police, (SP), Elvin Aguebor, who is still full of energy, gallant and agile has retired from service of the Nigeria Police Force at the age of 58.
SP Aguebor, who enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on January 1st 1989 has to retire after serving the nation gallantry, meritoriously and successfully for 35 years unblemished.
The now retired officer ended his service on January 1st 2024 at the Kogi state Command of the Nigeria Police Force.
SP Elvin Aguebor, has served in several capacities in other commands across the country, fighting crime and criminals, in crime detective and prevention
as well as administration.
He served in Delta, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and other state commands before finally landing in Kogi command in the year 2001.
The agile, combatant and resourceful friend of the people, on arrival in Kogi was made Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in several local government areas of the state.
He was one time the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Kogi command, O/C confidential department of Operations and served eleven (11) Commissioners of Police (CPs) posted to Kogi as Personal Assistant.
SP Elvin Aguebor, before his retirement was the Divisional Police Officer DPO in charge of ‘B’ Division, Lokoja, Kogi command.
The retired gallant Officer thanked God for His protection, against hard and sophisticated criminals across the country, whom he was lucky to have survive their wickedness across the country in the course of operations.
He recalled that when they were posted to Kogi state, armed robbers almost took over as they were very daring,confident, bold and became like kings, unleashing terror and criminality with impunity.
According to the combatant Officer, in the wake of terrorism by the dreaded Boko Haram, displaced insurgents from the North Eastern zone of the country found a base in Kogi, with the help of God and the government the Police in synergy with other security agencies were able to repel and dislodge them.
With his experience in the service, the major challenges confronting the Nigeria Police Force, are lack of modern operational communication gadgets, vehicles, Armoured Cars maintenance, sophisticated weapons that are superior to those in possession of the criminals, manpower and adequate welfare of the officers and men, especially those on the field.
He noted that it was lack of these essential necessities that led to lost of men and battle to the men of the underworld .
SP Elvin Aguebor, however, hailed his colleagues, especially the Kogi state command, describing them as gallant and prepared to engage any gang that terrorises the people of the state.
“The Kogi command officers and men have severally engaged criminals in gun duels with great successes, though some lost their lives in the course of the operations.
” They have not been deterred as a result of any unusual happening, rather continued to render patriotism in an avowed determination to protect lives and properties, ” SP Akpaibo stated.
SP Aguebor use the occasion of a thanks giving party organised by some of his colleagues, friends, well wishers and admirers to express gratitude to almighty God for bringing him to the time he retired from the service of Nigeria Police.
He equally thanked the Inspector General of Police, the Police High Command, the Commissioners of Police he was privileged to work with, Senior Officers of the Kogi command, Rank and File officers for their support, tolerance, cooperation and cordial and working relationship.
He pledged continuous display of unflinching loyalty to the Nigeria Police Force and to continue render assistance for the success of the war against all forms of criminalities anywhere in Nigeria.