The Federal Government has promised to ensure the comprehensive reforms of the Nigerian Police.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Dingyadi, disclosed this in a statement signed by the head of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, Mr Bolaji Kazeem on Tuesday, in Abuja.
Dingyadi said that the Nigeria Police would be enhanced with modern technology, capacity building and robust welfare programme, to ensure effective operations.
He reiterated the commitment at the Biennial Sultan Maccido lecture of the Institute for Peace, Leadership, and Development Studies, University of Abuja.
The minister was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Mr Tope Fashedemi.
“We shall continue to work towards emplacing comprehensive reforms in the Nigeria Police, by ensuring modernised police operations.
“We will do this by ensuring that the force is properly equipped with modern technology, regular capacity building for its personnel and a robust welfare programme.
“This is to the safety of lives and property and create a peaceful environment deepen for the realisation of individual and collective dream of greatness,”