The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba is to commission Modern Police Stations, barracks and 192 other projects in the Six States of the Federation in line with his administration’s policing agenda set out upon his appointment as the 21st indigenous Inspector-General of Police.
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday by the Force Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
It stated that the IGP has effectively completed the construction of over 198 projects including more than 120 modern police stations, barracks and other vital police buildings around the country, as part of efforts to fight crimes and criminality via improved morale-boosting welfare packages and anti-crime psychology of officers, as well as offer policing services in conformity with international best practices.
According to the statement, “consequently, the IGP shall commence a duty tour of some of the states where these projects have been completed for commissioning starting from Tuesday 4th, 2022 to Sunday, 9th October, 2022, starting with the Commissioning of the newly constructed Kurudu Divisional Headquarters, Abuja.
” The states to be visited in no particular order include the Federal Capital Territory, Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina, Yobe and Borno States, while other projects across the six geopolitical zones will be commissioned as soon as possible”.
It stated that the Inspector-General of Police reiterated his commitment to ensuring that modern policing realities were emulated and deeply entrenched through modern policing facilities and equipment aimed at improving the professionalism of the Nigeria Police Force, as well as growing a citizen-led and citizen-focused policing system for the nation.
It added that the Police boss equally reaffirmed that the present leadership of the NPF would continually strive hard to institutionalize and sustain policies that are geared toward providing adequate welfare packages to police personnel in all areas and across the board.