IGP commissions Police Tactical Operations Centre in Port Harcourt
ppreciates Gov. Wike for Commitment to Police Reforms, Structural Improvements
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, was in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Friday to join the Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike for the commissioning of the Police Tactical Operations Centre (PTOC) in Rumuepirikom executed.
The PTOC, executed by the Rivers State government, contains state-of-the-art facilities for investigations and tactical operations.
The facility, which is designed with a specific focus on the trends of crime in the state, will serve as a base for information and intelligence gathering as well as specialized deployments to tackle crimes of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes.
The IGP appreciated Governor Wike for his continual commitment to policing reforms and improvement of police operational structures within Rivers State.
He also charged the Commissioner of Police in charge of Rivers State to make effective use of the Centre in tackling crimes and criminality, as well as ensuring the state is safe for all and sundry.
The IGP equally seized the opportunity to reiterate the readiness and commitment of the Police Force to incorporate all and sundry into a community and ICT-based policing system towards improved security and public safety in Nigeria.