Nigeria Police Force To Deploy Officers To North-East

The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said the deployment of policemen to liberated communities in the North-East to restore civil authority was on course.


The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, disclosed this in an interview in Abuja.


Kolawole said that all equipment and personnel needed for the smooth operation in the communities were on 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.

NAN reports that the vehicles inaugurated included 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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