Jun 22, 2021

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IGP vows to restore public confidence in police

Dissolves IMU Offices in Lagos, PH,

The Acting Inspector General of the Police (IGP), Usman Baba, has vowed to develop new strategies to restore order and Public trust in the police.

After assessing the current security situation in the country, the police helmsman directed the immediate reform of the IGP Surveillance Unit (IMU), which included the closure of the satellite offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt.

Baba spoke to Strategic Commanders of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) at the opening conference yesterday at the Peace Keeping Hall, Force Headquarters, Abuja The police framework planned under his leadership will address the fundamental issues that will come up an optimal delivery of professional services, a departure from traditional policing approaches.

He stated that this would also lift the force into the modern age and restore the citizen reps Build and reposition the force to address crime fears as well. I want to address the prevailing threats in the most civil but effective way to meet citizen expectations.

“The recent pattern and the trend in crime, which clearly indicates an increasing threat to internal security from elements of terrorism, hijackers, armed robbery consortia and arms dealers, pose major challenges for our nation and the police.

“This trend is being driven by a growing Reinforced separatist agenda, which has taken on an alarming dimension, in which the personnel and assets of NPF, military and other security agencies are constantly being attacked in well-coordinated upfront targets – brokered violent attacks in the geopolitical zone in the southeast, “he explained.

As the lead agency for internal security, added the IGP, the task of this unacceptable self to reduce the flood of publicity, primarily among the citizens.

“Therefore, there is no better time for us to reorganize our police division, to reassess our strategies, to close the trust gap between us and the citizens and reposition the police force to get our crime-fighting focus back on track, ”he said, noting that the conference was meant to be a critical review of all issues.

Baba stated that his police mission To be “restore the primacy of the police and leave the nation with a modernized, citizen-led, rule of law and professional police force that Nigerians can truly trust and rely on to achieve the goals set out in Sections 4 and 5 of the Nigeria Police.” Act, 2020, enshrined in the police mandate. ‘

“Similarly, our police division is to restore the primacy of the police in the country’s internal security architecture by adopting state-of-the-art police technology and integrating police intelligence practices,” he added.