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THE Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) has extended financial assistance to the family of Sgt. Ochoa Isaiah of Enugu state command, whose wife recently gave birth to a set of triplets.
This is contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the National Chairman of PCRC on Media and Publicity, Mr Kunle Sodipo, on Friday in Abuja.
Sodipo said the birth of the triplets brought the number of Sergeant’s children to five as the couple already had two children, a boy and a girl.
The National Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Mogaji Olaniyan, who led the the team, said the financial assistance was to support the policeman and his family.
In his response, Sgt. Isaiah, father of the triplets, who was overwhelmed with joy, thanked PCRC for the financial assistance.
Isaiah said the assistance would go a long way in helping the family to take care of the triplets.
In another development, the PCRC chairman led the national executive on visit to the Anambra State chapter of the committee to resolve the lingering leadership crisis rocking the state chapter.
Olaniyan, during the reconciliation meeting, asked the warring factions to sheath their sword and work in harmony with one another after hearing from them at a closed door meeting.
During a courtesy call on the state Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, Olaniyan urged everyone to shun personal or parochial interest.
He, however, extended the tenure of the incumbent state chairman of the committee, J. C. Ezenwankwo, to December.
He also appointed the Sir Vic Agubisi as Chairman of PCRC, Onitsha Police Area Command and Ezenwankwo’s major rival as an officer of PCRC in the Southeast zone.
According to PCRC chair, the reconciliation team has already visited Ebonyi and reconciled their differences before coming to Anambra
He added that their next target would be Enugu state, from where to other states of the federation,.
Olaniyan also condemned the attack on the US Consulate convoy and the killing of seven persons as well as abduction of two others in Anambra.
He urged residents to support the police to curb the continuous violence, terrorism attacks and cultism in the state and the country at large. (NAN)
T.STags: Alhaji Mogaji Olaniyan Mr Kunle Sodipo Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC)