The Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman, inaugurated Special Inspection Unit Base 27, at Awa-Iman in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
While inaugurating the project, Usman said the project was initiated and wholly executed by Akwa Ibom Government.
He thanked President Muhammad Buhari for taking care of the needs of the police and providing exceptional leadership which had been galvanizing state governors and other stakeholders in supporting the Federal Government in taking care of the police.
He said that the support had helped to bridge logistics gaps that had been impacting on operational efficiency of the police.
Usman supported immediate take-off of the base with delivery of a brand new, purpose-built pick-up vehicle, among other things.
He said that there would be immediate deployment of the base’s Commanding Officer, the second in command and other key officers and operatives as well organisation of special training for all personnel.