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Nigeria Police Force Expresses Commitment to Welfare of Personnel

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In its continuous effort to tackle insecurity in the country and provide better working conditions for police officers, the Nigerian Police force has said it will establish programs through the use of technology that will enhance and improve the workforce.

The Minister of Police Affairs Dr. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, who made this known on Thursday in Abuja during the Police Specialized Service Automation Project (POSSAP) launch, restated that this will go a long way in addressing the bottlenecks in the force in terms of service delivery and personnel welfare.

Earlier in his remarks, the IG of Police Usman Alkali Baba while reeling out progress of the force in its recent feat against insecurity, revealed that the force has prepared for the forthcoming 2023 general elections, currently working on enhancing the capacity of officers of the Force in election security Management, I have approved the conduct of an Election Security Management Training for Police Officers ahead of the general elections he said.

According to the Police Boss, the training will be delivered in partnership with a Training and Security Consultant with vast experience in election security management, will hold across the six (6) geopolitical zones of the country and will commence with the North-Central Zone on 4th August, 2022 in Abuja.

IGP assures Nigerian citizens of firm determination of the Force, as the lead agency in the election security process, that force shall emplace appropriate frameworks that will engender a fair, peaceful, secure, and credible electoral process in both the Ekiti and Osun States gubernatorial elections and during the upcoming 2023 general elections.

Progress made so far since january 2022 to date,

“The Nigeria Police have arrested a total of 328 Terrorists/Bandits; 325 Armed Robbery Suspects; 339 Kidnapping Offenders and 247 suspected cultists”

Those safely rescued within the period, the police boss said are 307 kidnapped victims, and items recovered included 510 firearms, 8,906 ammunition and calibre including rocket propelled grenades and other Improvised Explosive Devices.

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