The efforts of the Nigeria Police led by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, at putting an end to corrupt practices and other unprofessional conducts within the Police received a boost on Monday, as Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption led by Prof. Itsey Sagay, SAN, paid a courtesy call on the IGP in his office at Force Headquarters, Abuja.
According to a statement by Ag. ACP Olabisi Kolawole, Force Public Relations Officer, the Chairman of the committee, Prof. Sagay, SAN, expressed confidence in the ability of the IGP to take Nigeria Police to greater heights. He stressed that his committee would assist the Police and other agencies saddled with the responsibilitY of fighting corruption to succeed. He also added that his committee is charged to promote the effectiveness of the Administration of Criminal Justice as well as improving the integrity of officers and men engaging in the war against corruption in Nigeria.
In his response, the IGP said that the removal of road blocks from Highways and application of other administrative policies such as creation of whistle-blowing platform and social network site to report unprofessional conducts of Policemen, have assisted in no small measure to reduce corrupt practices within the Force.
The IGP further gave his total support for a warm relationship with the committee to succeed in its task.