IGP set to tackle police housing deficit 

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Egbetokun, is set to convene a maiden landmark summit on the critical challenges of Police housing in the country.

Egbetokun said the summit is towards boosting welfare of Police personnel in the country.

A statement on Tuesday by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that the summit is scheduled to take place at the Shehu Musa Yar Adua Centre, Abuja, on the 22nd and 23rd of April, 2024.

 “Recognising the urgent need to elevate the standard of living for officers and personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police has taken proactive steps to initiate this summit with the primary objective of exploring avenues for providing accessible and affordable housing solutions for all members of the Force.

“The summit will serve as a pivotal platform for stakeholders to engage in constructive dialogue and brainstorm innovative strategies to actualize the Inspector-General’s vision of delivering effective and efficient housing, thereby enhancing the welfare of the Force’s personnel.

 “The Inspector-General of Police emphasises that the summit is geared towards ensuring adequate housing for all officers and men, which is paramount to fostering their well-being and enhancing overall operational effectiveness.

“He reiterates that the summit represents a pivotal opportunity for the force to collectively chart a course towards sustainable housing solutions to boost dignity and self-esteem,” he said.