Abuja - Senior police officers have converged in Abuja to to assess the overall security situation in the country and explore ways of dealing with the issue.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, has convened the emergency meeting at the Force Headquarters in Abuja .
Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, said concerned by the incessant terror attacks, herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country as well as other forms of crimes and criminality, including kidnappings, abductions trans-border banditry, proliferation of arms and ammunition, Abubakar convened the meeting.
He said the police leader urged police to evolve new intelligence-gathering and crime-fighting techniques and methodologies customized to suit their respective local challenges.
“The the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) charged the senior officers to improve on their surveillance network and high police visibility across the country and to commence early preparations for the 2015 general elections by conducting adequate threat analysis and intensifying capacity building for electoral policing best practices”.
According to Mba, Mohammed reminded the police top brass of the immense trust and confidence reposed in them by the public and charged them to bring their professionalism in solving crimes and maintaining law and order.
“The IGP reiterated that the country is passing through one of its most trying moments as a nation and therefore demands of its officers, utmost loyalty and commitment to duty,” Mba stated.
He said the police leader assured the citizenry of the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies to eliminating all threats to internal security of the nation.
- CAJ News
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