PRESIDENT BUHARI COMMISSIONS POLICE PROJECTS IN DAMATURU
• Lauds IGP’s Visionary Leadership, Commitment to Better Policing Services
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, was on ground in Damaturu, Yobe State for the commissioning of some state-of-the-art construction projects by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR. Amongst the various projects commissioned include a fully furnished ultra-modern Police Hospital complete with an hospital block, administrative block, pharmacy building, a modern accident and emergency centre, as well as a morgue.
Others include a newly constructed two-storey structure to serve as the Yobe State Police Command headquarters fully fitted with furnishings, contemporary information and technology assets, and an elevator and access for persons with physical challenges. Also commissioned is a new block of classrooms, an administrative block, and two hostel blocks for the Police Secondary School in Damaturu, Yobe State.
The President, while expressing his satisfaction with the elegance of the projects, lauded the Inspector-General of Police for his visionary leadership and commitment to better policing services for all members of the country, which has translated into magnificent projects for the Nigeria Police Force all around the country.
The Commissioning event had in attendance the Executive Governors of Yobe and Borno States, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, CON, and Prof. (Engr.), Babagana Umara Zulum, CON, the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, CON, the Chairman Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Haliru Dauda Jika, Honourable Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, Service Chiefs – Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Staff, Heads of Security Agencies and other distinguished guests.
The Inspector-General of Police urges indigenes and residents of the Yobe state capital to make effective use of the international standard health and educational services of the Nigeria Police Force available to achieve giant strides both nationally and internationally as they cater to both the police and members of the public.