By Wahab Akanji, Abuja
The outgoing Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Solomon Arase has decorated four officers newly promoted Assistant-Inspectors General of Police with a charge on officers and men to be more dedicated to their duties.
Those decorated by Arase on Monday at the Force Headquarters include, Tili Abubakar, Opadokun John, Ogunbayode David and Dorothy Gimba.
Speaking at the brief ceremony, Arase charged them to work harder wherever they were posted to, adding that, â€œthe position you are today requires a lot of responsibilities.â€™â€™
Responding on behalf of others, Abubakar promised their dedication to duty and loyalty to the force.
â€œWe will remain more dedicated and loyal to the police force. We will continue to uphold the good tenets of the Nigeria police force,â€ he said.
He expressed gratitude to the I-G for finding them worthy for promotion.
Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase in Abuja on Monday inaugurated a police officersâ€™ mess and 35 suites.
Arase said as the head of the force, the welfare of men of the Nigeria police was his top priority.
â€œAs long as I am the Inspector-General of Police, the welfare of my men is my number one priority. I am very unapologetic about the welfare of police officersâ€™â€™, he said.
He said the project would help solve the accommodation problem being faced by officers when they come to Abuja on official duty.
DIG Mamman Tsafe in charge of Logistics and Supply, said accommodation was a complicated problem for the police.
He said the project would rake in revenue for the force if its maintenance was sustained.