IGP distributes uniforms, kits, armors to personnel for free


BY MOHAMMED M. ALI, MARCH 25, 2022 | 03:14 PM

Usman Alkali Baba, Nigerian Inspector General of Police has ordered distribution of uniforms, kits, accoutrements and body armors for police personnel nationwide.

CSP. Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a spokesman of the force disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

According to him, the IGP also directed allocation of 253 newly procured operational and emergency vehicles for police formations across zonal and state commands.

He explained that the distribution is expected to get to every member of the inspectorate cadre and other ranks of the force in furtherance of the force management’s zeal to boost the welfare of personnel and improve their condition of service.

He noted that the vehicles, which are to be allocated to commands and formations, include 110 Land Cruiser Buffalo Trucks, 33 IVM Carrier Pick Up Trucks, 37 Mikano Pick Up Trucks, 20 Nord Max Pick Up Trucks, 18 Mikano Lorry Trucks, 5 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), 3 Toyota Hiaice Ambulance Vehicles, 1 Toyota Armoured Coaster Bus, among others.

'Emphatically, the Inspector-General of Police assured of his administration’s commitment to sustaining the regular issuance of uniforms to police personnel, as well as his readiness to continually provide the needful and upgrade the operational capability of the Force at all levels in order to completely stamp out crimes and criminality in the country,' CSP. Adejobi added.

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