Breaking: IGP Approves Interesting, New Dress Code For Female Police Officers
- Female police officers will henceforth look cuter than they used to appear following the new dress code approved by the NPF
- The force on Friday, March 4, announced that female officers will now be allowed to wear stud earrings and headscarves under their berets
- The NPF said this will help to further reflect ethnic and religious diversity in the entire force, a policy already implemented in some nations
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The wearing of stud earrings and headscarf under berets or peak caps was approved by Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba on Friday, March 4, as part of a new and improved dress code for women officers.
The Nation reports that the dress code was launched during IGP Baba's meeting with Strategic Police Managers on Thursday, March 3.
According to a statement released by the force's public relations officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi the move is intended to "guarantee inclusion, gender mainstreaming, ethnic and religious diversity in the workplace for optimum output and professionalism."
The statement read further:
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”This has informed the improvement for effective global workforce diversity management. Other countries that have adopted the same dress code include Canada, the United States of America, Sweden, Turkey, Australia, and the United Kingdom amongst others.
“The dress code is optional and Senior Women Police Officers have been tasked by the IGP to ensure compliance with the approved standard for women police officers who have opted to adopt the dress code.”
Read the full statement in the Facebook post also contained in a tweet below:
This is embarrassing: Nigeria police summon officer caught carrying food tray for VIP at party in viral video
Meanwhile, the Nigeria police had summoned to Abuja a policeman who was recently seen in viral video carrying the food tray of a VIP at an event in Kwara state.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the acting force public relations officer, made this known on Wednesday, March 2.
He said the police authorities are probing the viral video showing the policeman carrying a food tray behind a female VIP.
Legit.ng gathered that the police warned its operatives attached to Very Important Persons all over the country to stop serving purposes other than protecting prominent individuals from security threats.