The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has said police Special Weapons And Tactics SWAT team and patrol vehicles would be deployed to the South-West region of the country.
While addressing officers and men of the Police during his visit to the Osun Police Command in Osogbo, Adamu said this was part of efforts at checking insecurity in the region.
The IGP said his visit was to brief his men on the resolutions of the South-Western Security Summit held in Ibadan, Oyo state on Monday.
He said it was also to appreciate and encourage them for their effort in curbing crime and criminality within the state and the region.
He said that police barracks would be built to provide accommodations for officers and men of the Force.
He said body armour had also been procured and would be distributed to police commands across the country so officers can face and combat criminals with sophisticated weapons.