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FG reiterates commitment to police reforms

“We shall continue to work towards emplacing comprehensive reforms in the Nigeria Police by ensuring modernised police operations.”

• March 31, 2021
IGP Adamu
Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu (Photo Credit: @policeNG)

The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to ensuring the police’s comprehensive reforms.

The Head of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, Bolaji Kazeem, disclosed this in a statement, on Tuesday, in Abuja.

Mr Dingyadi added that the police would be enhanced with modern technology, capacity building, and robust welfare programme to ensure effective operations.

He reiterated the commitment at the Biennial Sultan Maccido lecture of the Institute for Peace, Leadership, and Development Studies, University of Abuja.

The minister was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Tope Fashedemi.

“We shall continue to work towards emplacing comprehensive reforms in the Nigeria Police by ensuring modernised police operations.

“We will do this by ensuring that the force is properly equipped with modern technology, regular capacity building for its personnel, and a robust welfare programme.

“This is to deepen the safety of lives and property and create a peaceful environment for the realisation of the individual and collective dream of greatness,” he said.

The minister called on the institute’s participants to imbibe the culture of honesty, a definite sense of purpose, and commitment to pursue big dreams.

He added, “We are in a world of limitless possibilities where education exposes us to our true potentials and the opportunities in the environment.”

Mr Dingyadi commended the institute for bridging the gap between academics and societal reality through leadership and mentorship. 

(NAN)

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