- The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba, is right now meeting with top police officers at the police force headquarters in Abuja
- The meeting is being attended by top police officers ranging from the rank of deputy inspector generals, and assistant generals to commissioners of police from the 36 states of the federation
- Meanwhile, the police boss summoned this meeting in other to reason with the top officers of the Force following recent security threats in major parts of the country
The recent security challenges bedevilling the nation have continued to top important matters on the table of the Nigerian Police Force.
Interestingly, an emerging report by The Nation has it that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba is meeting with top police officers in Abuja over security concerns on Thursday, September 22.
The police boss is leaving no stone unturned in the fight against insecurity this period and ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Deputy Inspectors General of Police(DIGs), Assistant Generals of Police (AIGs), and commissioners of Police from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), among other senior police officers, are attending the meeting.
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The area of concerns at the meeting
The one-day meeting is expected to deliberate on the 2023 general elections, assault on policemen on duty, upcoming police retreat and conference and police games among other critical issues.
Finally, Police Commission boss bows to pressure, resigns from position
According to reports, the Board of the Commission asked Smith to resign and he accepted.
An impeccable source at the commission told the newspaper that Smith, a former Inspector-General of Police, is expected to hand over to Retired Justice Clara Ogunbiyi representing the judiciary at the commission.
2022 recruitment: IGP Alkali, police commission clash over selection exercise, details revealed
There is a brewing feud between the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, and the police supervising agency, the Police Service Commission.
The feud between both parties is due to their disparities and differences in the recruitment process of new constabularies.
The online newspaper recalled that both entities had been involved in a similar feud in 2021 where they both dragged the case to court to determine who had the sole responsibility to oversee the recruitment of constabularies.