Cabinda/Angop — The general commissioner of the Angolan National Police (PNA), Ambrósio de Lemos has expressed concern about the illegal immigration, calling for redoubling of mechanism to combat the phenomenon.
The Police general commander expressed this worry Thursday in northern Cabinda province at the opening of meeting that gathered members of Consultative Council of Provincial Command and local Branch Office of Interior Ministry (MINT).
He underlined that the visit to the northern region has to do with the government concern, both central and local, on the illegal immigration recorded in Cabinda.
Ambrósio de Lemos warned that the situation is worrying despite the response by police forces.
He said that the phenomenon brings harmful effects to the country's economic, social and cultural sectors.
The general commander associated the criminality with the illegal immigration.
During his stay in Cabinda province, Ambrósio de Lemos will be informed about the daily operative and public security situation, as well as the organisational and operational state of the local police command.
On Friday, the general commander will visit the border checkpoint of Ema, the station of the border police in Ntó locality and the land aimed at building social houses and police command of Cacongo district.
The delegation of the general commander is comprised by the commissioner in chief Alberto Jorge Antunes "Jojo", commander of the border police, national directors of finance, human resources, logistics and transports, as well as the advisor of the northern police region and other staff.