Abuja - The Inspector General of Police (IGP),
Suleiman Abba, has warned members of the force against any acts of indiscipline
as they could face prosecution.
According to a press statement by Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force
Public Relations Officer from the Force Headquarters Abuja in Abuja, Abba would
not condone any act of indiscipline amid reports a number of challenges
officers faced regarding their welfare.
“The attention of the IGP was drawn to a publication (name
withheld) of Wednesday, December 10 2014 which bore a communiqué listing some
grievances of policemen,” Ojukwu said.
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He reiterated that “any person or group of persons caught
making inciting statement in the force would not only be punished internally,
but would also be made to face the wrath of law.”
Ojukwu added, “The Inspector General of Police noted that
the problems confronting the Nigeria Police Force are being addressed. They
should distance themselves from any act capable of jeopardizing public peace or
that may affect our nascent democracy.”
Ojukwu said IGP assured present Management Team of the Force
was making efforts to address Nigeria Police challenges and improve welfare,
which includes promotions, courses, issuance of uniforms among others.
“The IGP further acknowledged their commitment to duties and
professionalism at providing safety and securing the Nation, and the sacrifices
being made daily by officers,” said Ojukwu.
- CAJ News