Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotu Idris, has commended the gallantry of Borno state police command, especially in their efforts to safeguard the lives and property of the people amidst Boko Haram insurgency.
The IG also appreciated Governor Kashim Shettima in the support of the state government to the state police command operational services as well as the role played by the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai Umar El Kanemi.
The IGP stated this yesterday at the state police command during his operational visit on assessment of police formations and tertiary institutions in the NorTheast to ascertain the preparedness of police in carrying out its responsibilities in the state.
He also called on the officers and men of the NPF to continue todischarge their duties diligently with pride as the Nigeria Police is the best police formation in the African Continent while urging them toput more efforts in providing security in the state and norTheastThe IGP said the Borno Police has made the NPF proud, pledging toprovide them with all the necessary working tools and machinery inorder for them to adequately discharge their duties.
He appreciated their commitment, loyalty and obedience to the service of the country while noting that he will continue to provide them with the positive environment to do their job, assuring that all outstanding arrears of allowances owed the officers and men will be paid in bulk immediately the 2018 budget is approved or signed into law.
Idris further described suicide bombers terrorising people at the university of Maiduguri and Muna garage as wicked while pledging to deploy additional police to the areas among others.