Nigeria Police to Train Community Representatives
Nigeria police is to train selected community representatives for improved community policing throughout the country.
Inspector General of Police, Mr. Abubakar Adamu, who made this known in Abeokuta during a working visit to the Ogun State Police Command, explained that the trained community representatives would enjoy the privileges of regular police officers.
The IGP, while addressing the officers and men of the Ogun State Command of Nigeria Police at the Eleweran State Head Quarters, explained that the visit was to rub minds and proffer solutions to issues affecting security of life and property.
Mr. Abubakar Adamu urged the officers and men of the force in Ogun State to continue to discharge their duties to the best of the ability.
The Inspector General of Police explained the community policing would be enhance with the planned training of selected members of identified communities on security matters to further secure the communities.
Mr. Abubakar adamu expressed happiness that the society was beginning to appreciate the efforts the police resulting to the state government purchase of one hundred security vehicles and two hundred motorbikes for the Ogun State Police Command.
The IGP assured the officers and men of state command of improved welfare.
Earlier, Assistant Inspector General of Police in Charge of Zone Two, Mr. Lawal Shehu appreciated the Inspector General of Police for the changes he had achieved since his became the number one police officer, expressing satisfaction that junior officers no longer had the fear of being witch hunted for no reason.
In a remark, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Professor Kolawole Salako expressed delight that the university had been enjoying cordial relationship with the Ogun State Command of Nigeria Police, and presented the IGP with products of the university.
IGP Abubakar Adamu, as part of his working visit to Ogun State Command of Nigeria Police, held a close our meeting with the cross section of the officers and men.
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