Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled body cameras which are to be worn by security personnel in Wednesday March 31.
Sanwo-Olu stated that the use of body-worn cameras would improve transparency and accountability in the activities of law enforcement agencies at the unveiling ceremony at Lagos House,Ikeja.
Governor Sanwo Olu also claimed that he has approved new mass training for the state’s law enforcement personnel on the use of the body cameras before the deployment of the digital tools for security operations in the state, he then added that the body cameras would help the state government to quickly respond to security challenges in future.
The Governor said;
”I am pleased to bring forth the use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers in Lagos State and this is a good move to bring about safety in the state and to also increase transparency and accountability in the activities of our law enforcement agencies.
”The security challenges we all are facing in different parts of the country are quite disturbing, but with the new action, the use of modern technological tools, and also the use trained and intelligent officers, we would be sure to successfully combat many of these challenges.
”With the use of body-worn cameras, we believe our law enforcement officers are better equipped to protect lives and properties of people,therefore making Lagos State safer for us all.”