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IGP Orders Reorientation Programme, Arms Drill For Police Personnel

In a bid to further equip police officer through capacity building, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has ordered regular and continuous reorientation courses, arms drills and Baton and Rifle Exercises (BARE) for all Police personnel across the country.

This development was disclosed in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, ASP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

It was noted that the IGP reaffirmed his commitment to reposition the NPF through modern global practices through training and retraining of police officers and men, at the Passing out Parade of personnel of the Special Protection Unit (SPU) on a two(2) week retraining program held at SPU Training School, Dei-Dei Abuja, which included a brief display of martial arts skill, assimilation test comprising stripping and assembling of firearm with one hand, either with eyes open or blindfolded in Abuja.

The AIG SPU, AIG Okon. O. Effiong, was represented by the DCP SPU Sabastine Dongshal, who was accompanied by some other senior officers of the Unit and reiterated the readiness to cascade such training to all Commands and Formations of the NPF in line with the directive of the IGP.

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