August 16, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage


The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has admonished police officers and others to take care of their parents within their resources while such parents are still alive.

The CP gave the advice in Ijebu-Ode yesterday 3rd September, 2021 during the burial of his late mother, Alhaja Sikirat Adunni Odumosu who died at the ripe age of 88.

The CP who was in high spirit revealed that the only debt children owed their parents was to take good care of their aged parents, noting that such act of kindness was not only rewarding to the children but also sanctioned by God.

The CP, while expressing profound appreciation to the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide SanwoOlu, the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc; the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon.Mudashiru Obasa for their condolence messages. Similarly, the CP expresses on behalf of his family deep appreciation to the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu who in his capacity as the Chaiman of Council of Taditional Rulers in Lagos State did not only commiserate with the Odumosu Family but also sent a representative to attend the burial ceremony.

In the same vein, CP Odumosu who appreciates all other very important individuals, groups and associations for their condolence messages, said he thanked God that his late mother lived a fulfilled life and as such he should be congratulated for burying her and not to be pitied.