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IGP commissions police radio station in Abuja

The Inspector-General of Police IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu on Wednesday commissioned the Force Radio Station, “Police FM Radio Station 99.1.”

Speaking at the short ceremony, IGP Adamu said that the Station would strengthen the bond between the Police and people, as well as engender proactive policing in the country.

He pointed out that the Police Radio station was a legacy project which was conceived, nurtured and actualized by the Nigeria Police Force to enhance the security and safety of Nigerians.

The new Radio Station, he said, would serve as a veritable avenue for the police to engage, enlighten and inform the public on policing activities and other security-related matters.

According to him, it would be involved in interactive and people-oriented programs which would help strengthen police-citizen relations and serve as a trusted point for the resolution of complaints by citizens.

He said, “The Nigeria Police 99.1FM Radio has since commenced test transmission in line with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) code and operational regulations

“The radio station will serve as a veritable avenue for the Nigerian Police to engage, enlighten and inform the public on policing activities and other security-related matters.”

He said the laudable program was in line with his vision of community policing, which emphasizes smooth information flow towards strengthening the bond between the citizens and the Police.

He commended the full support of President Muhammad Buhari and the Minister of Police Affairs for their relentless commitment to the security and safety of Nigerians which gave birth to the establishment of the Police Radio Station.

Some notable dignitaries who gave goodwill messages to the Police authorities over the commissioning of the new radio station include Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and the Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed and the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the President, Mallam Garba Shehu. amongst others.

They all lauded the development, saying the Radio Station would go along way in promoting the image of the Nigeria Police.

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