The Chairman of the Police Trust Fund (PTF) and former Inspector-General of Police, IGP Sulaiman Abba (retd), on Friday, inspected some of the dilapidated Police Barracks and facilities in Lagos State.
According to a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Lagos state command, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the former police boss was accompanied by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, Commissioner of Police in charge of Works, Department of Logistics and Supply, CP Aliyu Abubakar, Area Commander Area A Lion Building, ACP Bode Ojajuni, among others.
Abba was said to have assessed the “bad condition” of Obalende and Ije barracks at Obalenda area and Mopol 20 Police Barracks and the Police College at Ikeja.
“While assessing the deplorable condition of the barracks, the Police Trust Fund Chairman, Sulaiman Abba, assured the police personnel and their families of the President’s commitment to improve their welfare and living conditions with a view to getting the best service delivery from them,” the statement said.
He added that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has deemed it fit to kick-start the Trust Fund to improve the Nigeria Police, especially in the areas of trainings, welfare, logistics and a host of others, for more reinforced internal security of the country.