…warns Police Officers against land matters, Debt collection
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase CFR, retired Inspector General of Police, Thursday, April 6th 2023, received in audience the national leadership of the Police Community Relations Committee where he pledged to work in partnership with the Inspector General of Police to reinvigorate the Nigeria Police Force for better performance.
Dr. Arase noted that for the Police to excel in its day-to-day operations, there must be consequences for misconduct and benefits for exemplary behaviour. He said benefits and burden must go together, stressing that he will strive to complement what the Police is currently doing to ensure that the operations of the Police must conform to its rules of engagement.
The PSC Chairman said the Police have no reason to go into land matters or debt collection, issues that should be handled through alternative dispute resolution, adding that he will remain a strong advocate of community partnership in policing.
He however noted that he was worried over the increasing cases of human rights abuses by the Police.
Dr. Arase pledged to support the visiting delegation in areas they needed his support.
The National Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Mogaji Ibrahim Olaniya, earlier in his brief remarks, commended Mr. President for his appointment, stressing, “You are the best for the job.”
Alhaji Olaniya said the Committee was in the Commission to congratulate him on his appointment and to let him know that they were vigorously building on the legacies he established as the 18th Inspector General of Police. He said the Committee now has offices outside the country, such as in Canada, and the United Kingdom, adding “We are here to say that the fruit God used you and others to plant has germinated. We are here to rejoice with you and show your love.”
The National President said the Committee will be 39 years old on May 8th, 2023 and that on May 9th, “We want to celebrate it and we are inviting you to the celebration.”
He made a case for a special promotion for deserving Police Officers to encourage them to put more effort into the Police.BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis