The Agbor Police Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Agbor Area Command, on Friday December 7, 2018, organized a retirement send off party, for nine officers who recently retired from the division after thirty five years of meritorious service to their father land.
The colourful event which took place at the premises of the command had in attendance the commander in charge of the Nigeria Police Force, Agbor Area Command; ACP Chinyelu. C. Ikejiani, representatives from the Royal Palace of the Dein of Agbor kingdom, church leaders, members of the Police Community Relations Committee, (PCRC), Business tycoons, some officers of other security outfits, officers and men of the command, invited guests, family members with friends and associates of the Police Force who came to felicitate with the retiring officers.
In his remark, the chairman of the occasion Mr. Ndudi Don Agholor, urged the retirees to share their gratuity into three places once they are paid and invest one third of the amount, advising that they should be very cautious and not too ambitious in venturing into business.
Continuing, he enjoined them to integrate freely with members of the society and charged them to reason properly before they do any business in order not to be victims of fraudsters. He was optimistic that they would be successful in their chosen businesses or vocations.
Speaking further, Mr. Agholor, appealed to the wives of the retired officers to show extreme love and patience, because according to him, their gratuity may not come within a period of two years; hence their wives should take it easy with them. The chairman however disclosed that when eventually their gratuity is paid and they are into genuine business, they are going to triumph. He prayed God to grant them good health and bless them abundantly to enjoy their retirement.
In an address delivered at the occasion by the DPO of the Agbor Police Command, CSP Akintunde Oyeniran, he welcomed all to the event with a popular saying which goes thus, “When we call kinsmen to feast and they honour the call, it is not for want of food or drink in their individual homes, rather, it is for the bond of family to grow stronger and promote the brotherly love that exist between us.” Continuing, he stated that the day’s celebration was in honour of the nine retirees of the Nigeria Police, having put in not less than thirty five years of meritorious service to the nation and retiring gloriously at various times this year in Agbor division. The DPO, disclosed that the occasion is an opportunity for those of them they are left behind to tap into their anointing by celebrating with them, so that they will also end gloriously like them.
Speaking further, CSP Oyeniran, while appreciating the gathering welcomed their civilian friends whom he noted have been their partners in progress in policing the great community of Agbor, while to the retirees he welcomed them to their moment of honour as Senior Citizens of the Federal Republic (SCFR).
The nine retired officers at whose instance the event was organized are, SP David Asadu, ASP Isamaila Ingah Adiwu, ASP Benjamin Okoh, ASP Andrew Ojeifo, ASP Obodo Godwin, ASP Godfrey Omonruazoje, ASP Matthew Suleiman, ASP Oberi Anayeokwu and ASP Joseph Zienife.
Officers and personnel of the Agbor Area command were also part of the success story of the well organized party.
The memorable event featured the citation of the retirees and brief remark by each of them; pull out parade, presentation of gifts to the retirees and taking of photographs.
Guests at the event were well entertained with food and choice drinks.
In his vote of thanks SP David Asadu on behalf of the retirees thanked and appreciated the officers of the command and members of the Agbor community for the cooperation they enjoyed in performing their duties and further thanked the DPO and his team for the well organized send off party accorded them. He prayed God to bless and grant them their heart desires.
Some notable personalities at the event include, ASP Chinyelu Ikejiani, Chief Ndudi Don Agholor, Chief Nenyiaba Charles who represented the Dein of Agbor kingdom, Prophet Joseph Igbodo, Chief S.E. Egede, Chief Darlington Igheghe, Mr. Blakie Umukoro, ACP Bitrus Waibi, Supol Tony Aideloje, the, Supol Tony Aideloje, Surveillance Agbor Area Command and Chief Monday Apaokwueze, among many others.