Shield Yourselves Towards Assaults, IGP Tells Policemen
The IGP, Mohammed Adamu
Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-Normal of Police, has reached out to cops, asking the pressure to guard themselves towards assaults from any quarter.
The PUNCH reviews that He stated the boys and officers have the best to defend themselves in case of bodily hazard.
The IGP spoke on Friday throughout an evaluation tour of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja, the place he additionally inspired the operatives who had deserted the streets for the previous 5 days following the killing of over 20 policemen within the violence that rocked the nation.
Adamu alleged that the #EndSARS protesters have been out to demoralise the personnel, including that the federal government and the Nigeria Police Drive would quickly roll out packages for the households of the deceased officers.
He said, “The unity of this nation lies within the assist that’s given to cops as a result of if you’re demoralised, the tendency is for criminals to take over the general public house and the nation is counting on us to ensure that the general public house will not be taken over by the criminals. So no quantity of provocation, no quantity of insult would make us draw back from our duties.
“Inasmuch as we’re conscious that the federal government is behind us; so, we might encourage you to maintain performing your duties. We might encourage you to be skilled, to be civic, but when anyone touches you, if anyone involves assault you, you can even shield your self.
“Once we discuss of human rights, the police are human; so, the rights of cops would even be protected. So, we’re sending the message that legally, we’ve got the best to guard ourselves however whereas we’re doing that, we ensure that till we’re endangered.”