Police Academy cries out for infrastructure
Mukhtar Yahya Usma
The Nigerian Police Academy Wudil has called on the federal government to provide it with class rooms, hostels staff houses and lecture theaters.
KANO FOCUS reports that the commandant of the academy, Zanna Ibrahim made the plea on Thursday at the passing out parade of 628 Assistant Superintendents of Police officers witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mr. Ibrahim, an Assistant Inspector General of Police said the provision of infrastructure would enable the academy to achieve academic and professional excellence.
He said since its inception in 1988, the academy has been satisfactory fulfilling its objective of producing a highly competent and disciplined corps of police officers.
He added that upgrading the academy to university status has boosted its capacity in producing highly trained police officer.
Addressing the occasion, President Muhammadu Buhari said the effort being put in place in tackling the menace of insecurity by the present admiration is yielding a good result.
Mr Buhari said his promise to Nigerians is to provide security, ensure economic improvement, and fight against corruption.
He said the Nigerian Police remains the critical pillar of the government’s domestic security agenda.
The president said it is therefore important to have orderly, disciplined, and modern police officers.
He also congratulated the cadets for successfully passing through the rigorous academic and professional training, and urged them to employ their talent to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians.