The Police Service Commission (PSC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his commitment towards enhancing the welfare of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force.
Retired Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, a Commissioner in PSC, gave the commendation while speaking with State House correspondents after a delegation from the commission had a closed-door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
She said that police personnel should be encouraged in terms of welfare for them to perform maximally.
“We are here on behalf of the PSC to appreciate the President Muhammadu Buhari for seeing it to that the welfare of Nigerian police officers is enhanced.
“To enhance in their emolument generally and to see that things are improved not only in terms of salaries and allowances, but also seeing that infrastructure is improved; their working conditions, training expected of the police.
“We will want to see that our policemen are properly trained; and our police will be able to match up with any police force anywhere in the world,
“This is one the reasons why we think we need to encourage the government to do that and the president is doing same in the right direction,’’ she said.
On his part, the Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Ibrahim Idris, said he was excited with the whole commitment and efforts aimed at improving not only the salary but the training of the Nigeria Police Force.