IGP Bans Use Of Commercial Vehicles For Patrol

Police Chief
Solomon Arase, IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has directed all police commands and formations to stop the use of commercial vehicles for operations and patrol duties.
The order is contained in a statement issued by the Force’s Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole, acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, in Abuja on Thursday.
The statement said that the directive has been circulated to all police formations and commands across the country.
It explained that the IGP’s decision was connected with regular complaints by members of the public.
It added that there were enormous negative consequences associated with such practices by the police.
The statement warned that abuse of the directive by any police unit would attract severe sanctions.

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