Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris, has assured Nigerians of adequate protection of their lives and property at all times.
He gave the assurance in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, while commissioning a new police command headquarters donated by Governor Umaru Al-Makura.
The IGP, who appreciated the governor for identifying with the Nigerian Police Force “at this critical period of challenges to the security system of the country,” noted that the intervention of the facility “will go a long way to enhance the operation capacity of the police.”
Idris gave the assurance that the facility would be used maximally to ensure that citizens were adequately protected at all times.
He equally called on individuals and cooperate bodies to identify in the same manner as a duty bound of ensuring guarantee security networking as a duty to all Nigerians.
“We are indeed grateful to his Excellency, Governor Umaru Al-Makura who has identified this important need of the force and we are assured him of maximum usage of the facility,” he said.
He thanked Nigerians for the support they have been rendering to the Nigeria Police Force and assured of a secure environment for everyone in the country.
Earlier, the governor advised that the police to always be given re-orientation to adhere to what was happening “in the current world.”
He further sought more logistics support for the police, “especially as regards with their weapons.”
Al-Makura further advised that the police should raise their pre-qualifications standard in their process of recruiting personnel “so that the officers and men should certain basic education as well as understanding of the situation of different criminality situations because crimes are digital and police cannot be analogue.”