IGP orders distribution of uniforms, kits, anti riots equipment for officers nationwide
Ahead of the 2023 general election, the Inspector-General of Police IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate distribution of additional batches of uniforms, kits, accoutrements and anti-riot equipment to ensure safety during and after the election.
This was disclosed in a statement made available to news men in Abuja on Monday by the Force Public Relations Officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
The statement reads; “This distribution is coming on the heels of the recently procured batch of the items to cater for the welfare of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force as preparations are in top gear for the forthcoming General Elections, to optimize professionalism and friendly engagements in crowd control, as well as the subduing of any civil unrest; and to maximally adopt modern techniques of curtailing crimes and criminality.”
“The IGP therefore assures of his administration’s continuous commitment to continually provide the needful and upgrade the operational capability of the Force at all levels in order to completely stamp out crimes and criminality in the country while providing top-notch election security management for the 2023 General Elections.”
The Inspector-General of Police however urged officers and men of the Force to exhibit discipline, decency, and respect people’s fundamental rights while discharging their duties.
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