AIG wants police to key into Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign
The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 11, Mr. Dan Bature, has advised officers and of Nigeria Police to key into anti-corruption crusade of President Muhammad Buhari.
Bature made this known during his official visit to the Police Command in Ondo on Tuesday.
The AIG said that police should be a major stakeholder in the fight, saying that discipline, which was the hallmark of the present administration, must be the focal point of police.
According to him, there must be high level of uprightness, transparency in the endeavours of the force.
He added that police must be indulged in intelligence policing, saying that police should not relax on their duties.
Bature reiterated the ban on road blocks, advising them to desist from checking of vehicles and customs papers except on suspicion.
The AIG noted that police should ensure safety on highways and not to disturb motorists.
On Nov. 26 governorship election, the AIG assured the state of police ability to overwhelm any challenge that could come up.
Earlier, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mrs Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison, said that the state was relatively peaceful because of high level of intellectuality.
Ibifuro-Harrison said that there was constant relevant divulgence of information in curbing crime rate.
She, therefore, said that there were insufficient patrol vehicles in the command, considering the forthcoming Nov.26 governorship election in the state.
According to her, the command also needs increase of manpower without which the command may be incapacitated.