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IGP Baba Laments On police Stations Attack




Usman Baba, The appearing Inspector Basic of Police has mentioned that the latest assaults on police stations throughout Nigeria and killing of officers have dampened law enforcement officials’ morale.


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

The most recent incident happened 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 instructed newsmen that efforts are being put in place to make sure that the state of affairs is satisfactorily addressed to make sure improved safety, and likewise encourage officers to discharge their duties professionally.

He mentioned, “As you might be conscious, the morale of many law enforcement officials has been significantly dampened now due to the rampant killings of officers.

“So we have to do a form 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 constructive lead to 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 are able to go about fixing the issue of inner safety on this nation.

“I’ve taken over the very essential time. I’m totally conscious of the state of affairs 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 return on board with the president in order that we are able to get all of the help that’s essential to go about it.

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

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