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Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase

Deployment of policemen in North-East remains on course – NPF

Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase
Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed that the planned deployment of policemen to recently-freed communities in the North-East to restore civil authority was on course.
Force Public Relations Officer, acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, who disclosed this, Thursday in Abuja, said said all equipment and personnel needed for the smooth operation in the communities were on the ground in the affected communities.
“All equipment have been deployed to the liberated communities, the men are on ground there, we are only waiting for the commissioning,” she said.
Kolawole, however, did not disclose when the commissioning would take place.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had recently inaugurated operational vehicles for the deployment of policemen to liberated communities in the North-East.
The vehicles inaugurated include; 200 Toyota Hilux double cabin vehicles; springbuck armoured personnel carriers and 15 Mercedes Benz troop saloon cars.
Others are: nine water tankers; 50 Toyota salon cars; 20 Toyota Hilux armoured vans; five Camry salon cars; three ambulances; assorted communication and power generating items and tents.

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