Buhari Is Working: President Muhammadu Buhari Approves Salary Increment For Police Officers.
The Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved salary increment for police officers in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) given rise to new Police Salary Structure.
Mohammed Adamu who happens to be the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) had revealed this to newsmen on Thursday, the 26th day of November, 2020 on his visit to Ogun State Police Command, Ogun State.
Mohammed Adamu’s visit to the Ogun State Police Command was part in a bid to boost the confidence and morale of police officers after the attack on them during the just concluded End SARS protest that left several police officers dead.
He had addressed them, urging them not to be demoralised by the attacks they suffered during the period of the End SARS protest.
He also commended their efforts towards securing lives and property. Thereafter, he charged them not to be afraid of carrying out their duties as a result of the critics against them.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu disclosed that the Executive President, Muhammadu Buhari has taken several drastic steps to reform the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
These were the exact words of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu “The government has approved an extension of health scheme to retired police personnel. The police salary structure has been reviewed upward, affecting all ranks.”
He also stated that police stations all across the nation will be renovated soon as plans are ongoing.
Thereafter, State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun commended the visit of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to Ogun State. He stated that his visit would bring about a boost in the morale of the police officers in Ogun State.
The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ajogun also disclosed that seven divisional headquarters were vandalized in the state during the recent End SARS protest. He also stated that a colleague who happens to be the DCO of Atan-Ota division, DSP Ogbeche had lost his life during the Era of the EndSARS protest.
In conclusion, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police stated that the police officers in Ogun State have returned to their duty posts restating that it was their obligation to bring about security of lives and properties.