DAMBAZAU TASKS ACTING IGP ON IMPROVED INTERNAL SECURITY
R –L: Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahamn Dambazau (rtd) and Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris
The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahamn Dambazau (rtd), has tasked the Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to boost internal security as he takes the job of the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the country.
Speaking when the Acting IGP paid him a visit in his office, the Minister said that his appointment was based on his outstanding track record, enjoined him to work assiduously toward improving internal security, especially in maintaining the restored peace and stability in the North-East and combating the resurgence of militancy in the South-South region.
He encouraged the IGP to collaborate with other security agencies to achieve greater success and surmount the daunting challenge the nation is currently facing.
Gen. Dambazau also urged the Acting IGP to ensure discipline of officers and men, as well as ensure that the Nigeria Police Force measured up to international best practice.
Earlier, the Acting IGP, Ibrahim Idris, said he would work hard to rid the nation of criminals and their activities, and promised to abide by integrity and accountability, which are core values of the present administration.
He also directed officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) to declare their assets, as part of his resolve to ensure transparency in the Force.
In a vote of thanks, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mr Bassey Okon Akpanyung, assured the Acting IGP that he could count on the backing and cooperation of the Ministry and the other agencies in carrying out the security architecture of the country which are already laid down.
Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris