Spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Tuesday urged trainees at the Corporal to Sergeant Promotion Course, Police Training School, Iperu-Remo, to either buy into the reform agenda of Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, or be prepared for sanctions.
The Police Public Relations Officer, who exchanged views with more than 953 of the trainees, explained that incentives initiated by the IGP towards a robust performance by men and officers of the NPF quality welfare packages, motorized patrol, Operation Safer Highway (Outfit replacing Road Blocks), Housing Scheme, Training and Re-Training Programmes.
It would be recalled that the Inspector General of Police has promised to restore sanity into the Nigeria Police Force with his professional and modern Policing strategies that are universally acceptable. Towards this end, the Inspector General of Police has made efforts by formulating policies followed by productive actions to place the Police on its right pedestal.
Adejobi also seized the opportunity to call the attention of the course participants to the need to respect people’s fundamental human rights, civility, professionalism, neatness or good turn out, respect for general public, dedication to duty, and maintaining good homes. He didn’t fail to warn them against disciplinary offenses and Social vices including drunkeness on duty, keeping bad friends or groups, extortion, brutality and excessive use of powers etc.
The PPRO Ogun State, who was accompanied to the lecture arena by the Commandant of the Training School, ACP Christopher Ogar, directing staff of the school and the press, responded to questions from the trainees for clarification and better understanding of some police ethics and practices.