Anambra State government has inaugurated a restructured Special Enforcement Team under the Ministry of Transport aimed at ensuring safety, sanity and security on the state’s roads.
The inauguration ceremony performed by the state Governor Chief Willie Obiano was held at Onitsha North Council Area Secretariat GRA Onitsha.
The Governor represented by the State Commissioner for Transport, Mr Afam Mbanefo on arrival, inspected the guard of honour mounted on his honour by the Special Enforcement Team.
Addressing the team, Governor Obiano reminded them that Anambra state is the light of the nation urging them to restore the ethics of driving on roads by controlling traffick to appreciable level while commending the team for their readiness to discharge their duty.
In his speech the Area Commander Onitsha Area Command ASP John Obuagbaka urged the team to work in accordance with the law saying that he will not tolerate illegality and assured them of the cooperation of the Nigerian police.
The Commander Special Enforcement Team and the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Security, Mr. Chiejina Obieze and the Deputy Commander Mr. Alex Osaka challenged the team to work according to the code of conduct of the team and ethics of their job to achieve the desired goal of establishing the team.
Staff Reporter Emengini Osadebe who covered the event reports that others who spoke at the event include the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Transport Mr. Emma Udeakpe, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youth Mobilization, Mr. Eloka Egbunike among others.