President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated operational vehicles and other assets for the Nigeria Police Force with a pledged of a modernised and motivated Police Force.

The President, while speaking at the inauguration of the facilities, at the Police Headquarters, Abuja, said his vision is to give the nation a focused Police Force that is re-oriented to the virtues of professionalism, respect for rule of law, due process and best international practices in their operations.

He also approved the re-adjustment of Police emoluments as well as the recruitment of ten thousand extra police personnel annually to motivate and enhance the manpower of the Force.

Buhari, who acknowledged the funding challenge facing the Force, vowed that the Federal Government would continue to enhance funding as well as work toward meeting manpower requirements and welfare needs of the Force.

Earlier in their remarks, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, had commended President Buhari for his consistent support to the Police Force.