09 April 2021 by Peter Ireh
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Alkali Baba has met with Police Strategic Commanders to tackle the security threat in the South-South and South-Eastern States of the country.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba in Abuja.
According to the statement The meeting, is part of efforts by the new Police leadership to critically diagnose the security threats in the region and evolve new policing strategies towards tackling the threats.
The statement notes that the South-East and South-South geo-political zones of the country are very critical in the socio-economic stability and growth of Nigeria, hence no intelligence, operational and administrative efforts should be spared in ensuring that the security challenges in the zones are surmounted.
According to the statement the IGP therefore orders the Strategic Commanders to rejig the security architecture in their Areas of Responsibility and work with relevant stakeholders in restoring law and order.
The statement says The IGP calls for the support of citizens, noting that the operational strategies shall be within the framework of citizens’ consent, trust and the rule of law.