(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Plans for the launch of body-worn cameras for the state’s security personnel outfits in the management of traffic enforcement in the state have been unveiled by the Lagos State Government.
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State unveiled the plan on Wednesday, at an event held at the State Banquet, Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, where he announced the approval of a mass training for the state’s law enforcement personnel on the use of body-worn cameras, ahead of the deployment of the digital tools for security operations across the state.
The three-day training, which will commence in May, will be facilitated by the State’s Law Enforcement Training Institute (LETI), headed by Prince Oyekan Falade, following which all State-funded law enforcement officers will be commissioned to wear body cameras for their operations.
PROJECTED IMPACT: The initiative will improve transparency and accountability in the activities of law enforcement agencies, and put the state government in a better position to respond to security challenges in real-time.Provision of adequate security is a key pillar of the Lagos State Government’s T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda.