Tuesday, 19 May 2020

IGP orders strict enforcement of inter-state movement restriction orders during his first virtual conference

IGP M.A Adamu holds first virtual conference with strategic management of the Force



The inspector-General of Police , IGP M.A Adams, NPM, mni has ordered strict enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction orders emplaced by the Federal Government as part of measures to prevent the spread of the Covid19 pandemic in the country.


The IGP gave this directive to Zonal Assistant-Inspectors General of Police and state Commissioners of Police during a virtual conference held on Tuesday , 19th May, 2020.

The conference availed the Force leadership the opportunity to engage the strategic managers , assess the security situation in the country , review operational strategies and take decisive measures aimed at evolving customized security solutions to cope with crime trends and other security challenges relating to the Covid19 pandemic . The IGP, while evaluating security reports from various State Commands , charged the Commissioners of Police particularly in States with recent incidents of attacks on communities , to rejig their security architecture to forestall further attacks and keep the communities safe and secure for the citizenry. The IGP also expressed concerns over reports bordering on human rights infractions between the public and personnel of the Force .

He therefore called for mutual respect between the public and members of the Force and charged the Strategic Managers to place more premium on the supervision of police personnel under their watch.
The virtual conference is the first by the Nigeria Police Force since the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic in the country .

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