The recently appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said that all officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police to the Inspector-General of Police will henceforth declare their assets.
The Police Force will be the latest in a string of Nigerian agencies to make asset declaration compulsory for its senior officers following a similar mandate at the Immigration service and the Nigerian customs.
The acting IG said the directive in in line with Section 13 cap 15 Code of Conduct Act. “Every police officer from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police to Inspector-General, who are commissioned officers, must declare their assets,” Idris said.
He also gave assurances on ensuring the integrity of the police force, “I assure you sir that we will raise the integrity of the Nigeria Police Force to be more accountable to the people,” he said.