The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has approved the posting of Police Public Relations Officers to various state commands and formations within the Nigerian Police Force to improve community participation and communication.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the newly posted police officers will build strong bonds between the Nigeria Police Force and the communities.
Egbetokun urged the recently deployed officers to establish close working relationships with the communities they serve, stressing the value of community collaboration in police.
The statement partly reads “The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has approved the posting of Police Public Relations Officers to various state commands and formation to strengthen community engagement and communication.
“The newly posted officers are tasked with fostering positive relationships between the Nigeria Police Force and the communities they serve.
“The newly posted officers and their respective portfolios include SP Ayuba Tunni Umma to PPRO Zone 2, Lagos; SP Hauwa Idris Adamu to PPRO Nigeria Police Cooperative; DSP Ejire Adetoun Adeyemi to PPRO Kwara State; ASP Unah Paul Echefunachi to PPRO Ebonyi; ASP Rufa’i Ahmed to PPRO Sokoto; and ASP Musa Mohammed to PPRO Bayelsa.
“Similarly, ASP Abuka Pius has been posted as a Staff Officer to the Public Complaint Bureau of the Force Public Relations Department, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
“The Inspector General of Police emphasises the importance of community collaboration in policing, urging the newly posted officers to work closely with the communities they serve. The IGP charges them to entrench the policing ideals and community-oriented initiatives being implemented by the respective heads of their Commands and Formations.
“The Nigeria Police Force extends its congratulations to the newly appointed ppros and wishes them success in their new roles. ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, minor, mipra, face, force public relations officer, force headquarters, Abuja.”