Maiduguri - The Borno Commissioner of
Police (CP), Mr Damian Chukwu, has threatened to dismiss any men of the command
found guilty of misconduct.
Chukwu, made this disclosure while inaugurating “Change
Begins with Me” campaign in Maiduguri.
“The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has
said that the Nigeria Police Force, would be repositioned to be accountable,
responsive and reliable in the discharge of its duty.
“The need for effectiveness in the force is in line with the
international best practices and also in tandem with the “Change Begins with
Me” of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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“This is to emphasise that the police are your friends and
they are accessible to the public.
“The Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit was established
and charged with the responsibility of receiving complaints from the
public and to ensure that the police are accountable to the Nigerian people.
“It also serves as a channel for redressing all grievances
emanating from police action and inactions,’’ he said.
Also speaking, Muhammad Bulama, the Borno Commissioner of
Information, lauded the command for the initiative.
Muhammad said the State Government would support the police
authority in the discharge of its statutory responsibilities.