Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase’s tenure has ended yesterday.
Mr. Arase is the eighteenth indigenous IGP. He was appointed in April last year by former President Goodluck Jonathan. Officers and men of the Force are anxiously awaiting President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice of successor. Force spokesperson Olabisi Kolawole confirmed that the IG’s tenure has ended.
Solomon Arase yesterday decorated four Assistant-Inspectors General of Police, they are AIGs Tili Abubakar, Opadokun John, Ogunbayode David and Dorothy Gimba, He urged them to work harder wherever they were posted to, Tili Abubakar, who responded for others, promised their dedication to duty and loyalty to the force.
Also yesterday, the IGP Solomon Arase inaugurated a police officers’ mess and thirty five suites.
He said as the head of the force, the welfare of men of the Nigeria police was his top priority.
He said the project would help solve the accommodation problem being faced by officers when they come to Abuja on official duty.