Report policemen on duty with mufti, Lagos CP charges members of the public

CP Abiodun Alabi

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Abiodun Alabi, has called on members of the public to report any police officer and men carrying out their official duties while on mufti.

This was contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the spokesperson for the command, SP Benjamin Hundyin.

Alabi said that the command would not hesitate to take appropriate disciplinary actions againt erring police personnel.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba, on March 12, warned police officers
against the use of mufti and unauthorised outfits while on duty.

The Lagos police boss, therefore, warned all area commanders, tactical commanders and divisional police officers to ensure total compliance by the officers and men.

He said that they must be in approved uniforms while on patrol and stop-and-search duties.

Alabi said that the command would hold liable any supervisor or head of department under whose jurisdiction this directive would be flouted. (NAN)

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