The Chairman of the Police Trust Fund and a former Inspector-General of Police, Sulaiman Abba(retd) on Friday inspected some of the dilapidated Police Barracks and facilities in Lagos State.
According to a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said Abba was accompanied by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu.
Others include Commissioner of Police in charge of Works, Department of Logistics and Supply, CP Aliyu Abubakar, Area Commander Area A Lion Building,ACP Bode Ojajuni.
The team was reported to have inspected the Obalende and Ije barracks at Obalende area and Mopol 20 Police Barracks and the Police College at Ikeja, which were in deplorable condition.
During the inspection tour, Abba assured the police personnel and their families of “President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to improve their welfare and living conditions with a view to getting the best service delivery from them.”
The statement added that, “He further reiterated that the present President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has deemed it fit to kick-start the Trust Fund to improve the Nigeria Police especially in the areas of trainings, welfare, logistics and a host of others, for more reinforced internal security of the country.”