Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has applauded the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali saying “He has performed excellently well in his one year in office.”
The Chief of Defence Staff gave the commendation during his visit to the Police Force Headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
While extolling the role of the Nigeria Police Force, the Armed Forces and other agencies in ensuring security and peace within the country, he gave kudos to the IGP and the officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, for their credible performance recorded so far.
The Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali said the visit of the Chief of Defence Staff as historic.
Mr Alkali assured him of the Force’s readiness to strengthen partnerships with other security agencies in the country.
“The Police under his leadership is poised to carry out its core mandate of maintaining and enforcing law, order and public safety, as well as other constitutional mandates such as the involvement in military duties as may be directed by the President.
“The Police has been actively involved in such operations the North-East, North-West, North-Central, and other parts of the country.“
The highlight of the visit was a tour of some facilities within the Force Headquarters, such as the Police Hall of Fame, Police Museum, Technical Intelligence Unit lab, the National Command and Control Centre (NPF-C4i) and the Police Crime and Data Centre, among others.