Police Withdraws Mobile Police Officers From Security Aide Assignments


The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Idris has withdrawn the services of mobile police officers attached to individuals as security ‎aides.

Speaking at the passing out parade of 59 Squadron Commanders Combat Operation Course at the Police Mobile Force Training School in Ila Orangun, Osun State on Saturday, the Acting IGP said the police mobile force was the striking arm of the police and should not be used as a security aide for individuals.

Mr Idris admonished policemen and officers especially those in the Mobile Unit to rise up to end Nigeria’s security challenges.

Governor of Osun State Rauf Aregbesola, who was also at the ceremony, ‎called for improved police-public relations to gain the confidence of the people.