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'30 police officers die monthly'

12 May 2015, 15:40

Abuja - Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has revealed that 20-30 officers of the Force die every month, Daily Independent reports.

Arase, made the disclosure when he visited the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, a retired IGP in Abuja on Monday.

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Okiro vowed that his commission would do everything within its powers to raise the overall efficiency of the force by ensuring that competent and efficient officers are employed to replace those that die while on duty.

Meanwhile, the police management team has ordered the re-deployment of 16 X-Squad teams to check the illegal activities of corrupt police officers in the six geo-political zones in the country.

Read more at Daily Independent

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