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Attack on police stations has dampened officers’ morale – IGP Baba laments

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The appearing Inspector Normal of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, has stated that the current assaults on police stations throughout Nigeria and killing of officers have dampened cops’ morale.

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In current occasions, police stations within the South East and a few states within the South-South have been attacked by gunmen.

The newest incident came about on Monday, April 19 as unidentified hoodlums razed the zone 13 police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state.

IGP Baba after assembly with President Buhari on Monday advised newsmen that efforts are being put in place to make sure that the scenario is sufficiently addressed to make sure improved safety, and in addition inspire officers to discharge their duties professionally.

“As you’re conscious, the morale of many cops has been significantly dampened now due to the rampant killings of officers.

“So we have to do a type of motivational work to make sure that we increase the morale of police, and this now we have began, and I imagine it’s going to yield a optimistic end in due time.

“I’ve promised to do my finest to vary the narrative. In view of the renewed assaults on police formations, the order is for me to do my finest, and see how we will go about fixing the issue of inside safety on this nation.

“I’ve taken over the very essential time. I’m absolutely conscious of the scenario within the nation, and I’m introducing what I really feel will mitigate these safety challenges.

“I’ve began implementing them, and I’m prepared to come back on board with the president in order that we will get all of the help that’s essential to go about it.

“Additionally I would like some enchancment in each logistics, manpower, and tools,” he stated.

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