Coalition of Civil Society Groups have lauded the commitment and dedication of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force in crime prevention and detection, most especially in the area of visibility policing.
The President of the coalition, Etuk Bassey Williams and members, comprising of Save Nigeria Initiative and Democratic Movement, Centre for Human Rights Advocacy, (South West) Arewa Initiative (North West) Alliance for Good Governance, OAK Foundation (South West) Network of Young Female Leader of ECOWAS Community (South South) Northern Patriotic Front (North East) Centre for Leadership Network in Africa and Centre for leadership Development Initiative, observed that this has led to drastic reduction in crime and criminality in the country.
While promising that the group will continue to partner with the Force, Williams expressed concern over the current security situation in the Country and commended the concerted efforts of the Nigeria Police Force in ensuring adequate security and safety of life and property throughout the Country.
In his remarks, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris expressed delight at the visit and acknowledged the fact that the group have always been partners in progress with the Nigeria Police Force.
He assured them that the Force will continue to commend its personnel for better performance.
The IGP informed the group that the re-organisation of X-Squad is aimed at strengthening the Force to fight corruption within and outside the Police Force.