Taraba State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Eribo, has highlighted the crucial partnership between law enforcement and media during a recent visit to the Press Centre in Jalingo.
Eribo expressed his firm commitment to establishing a collaborative alliance with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Taraba State Council.
The primary objective is to boost the collective efforts in addressing the prevalent security challenges facing the state.
The visit, which took place on Friday, involved a courtesy call to the leadership of the NUJ in Jalingo, the state capital.
He emphasized the symbiotic relationship between the police and the media, recognizing the significant role journalists can play in executing law enforcement duties effectively.
During the visit, he was observed to have extended an open-door policy to journalists, encouraging them to seek clarifications on security-related matters.
He commended the unwavering dedication of journalists in keeping the public informed and publicizing the activities of the police in Taraba State.
NUJ Chairman, Mathew Jen, reciprocated the commitment, affirming journalists’ readiness to collaborate with the police for the overall improvement of Taraba’s security landscape.
Jen proposed the organization and sponsorship of training sessions by the Taraba State Police Command for journalists and Divisional Police Officers.