The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotu Idris has said that promotion in the force will now be strictly based on merit as he promised to look into the cases of officers and men who are due for promotion.
The IGP while on a two-day visit to the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello at his official residence in Minna yesterday.
“I have said that the Police Force will operate by the rule of law. So if anyone is due to be promoted, we will see to it that they are promoted based on merits.
“If there is any miscarriage of justice, He added, i can assure you that anything that violates the law and every irregularity that goes against the operations of the Nigeria Police Force are going to be addressed.”
He restated his commitment to the protection of lives and property of every Nigerian, adding that the Police Force will work side by side with the Nigerian public in order to address the issues of criminal elements in their midst.