Abuja - The Police Service Commission (PSC) has barred police officers on escort duty with Very Important Persons from carrying their handbags and umbrellas, Punch reports.
The Chairman of the commission, Mike Okiro, who said this at a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja, said it was an insult to the police uniform for cops to engage in 'domestic duty' or carry handbags for VIPs.
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He warned that any police officer found engaging in domestic chores would be sanctioned.
He added that the PSC has worked out a blueprint of the class of dignitaries that should enjoy special police protection with specific duties of the policemen spelt out.
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