The church said the CSR initiative and investment was a way of positively impacting the quality of lives in the communities the parish was located .
According to the Pastor in Charge of Province 44 , Amos Emovon , the renovation of the stations is sequel to the implementation of various interventions in education , medical care, poverty alleviation , youth development, food for all initiatives and empowerment by the church .
“ Having done all these , our next CSR intervention will be on security and safety in alignment with our CSR philosophy . This will enable us to contribute our quota towards ensuring safety , protection of lives and properties , and to also create a conducive environment for social economic growth and development,” he stated .
He said the latest intervention included the renovation of the reception area , the entire lobby , the station officer ’s office , front fence and painting of the Ijesha Police Station , and that the station also received some security equipment such as walkie-talkies and handcuffs ; while Itire Police Station also received some security equipment as well as refurbishment of patrol vans and painting of the building .
The Aguda and Bode Thomas Police stations, he added , also received walkie-talkies and handcuffs.
The Divisional Police Officer, Itire Police Division , CSP Bunmi Ogedengbe , who spoke on behalf of others , noted that the intervention would go a long way to assist the police in the effective discharge of their duties.