By Joy Eze Abeokuta
The Inspector of Police, Muhammad Adamu has charged Nigeria police officers in Ogun state Command to be professional in discharge of their duties.
He gave this charge during a moral boasting visit to the Command Headquarters at Eleweran in Abeokuta.
His visit followed the recent #EndSARS protest nationwide which later snowballed into looting, killing and wanton destruction of public and private properties.
Adamu said the Police Officers are to perform their duties lawfully, explaining that there is need for them to be law abiding in discharging their duties without any intimidation.
When Lamenting on the negative effects of the protests to officers, he said that the morals of Officers have drastically been affected .
“Be vigilant in carrying out your duties and do not accept any form of intimidation from anyone,as such will not be tolerated,” he said.
The Police Boss therefore encouraged the police men to go out without any fears in discharging their lawful duties , adding that they will ensure that the safety of Officer is priority,
He noted that the federal Government has approved another salary scale for the Nigerian Police including health insurance after retirement.
He said Government has approved an extension to all Officers, including those retired and the salary structure have been reviewed also in all ranks,” he disclosed.
Responding,the Ogun State Police Commissioner, Edward Ajogun thanked the IG for his moral support to the officers of the Command, promising that the command will ensure to carry out it’s duties professional.