Inspector-General of Police reaffirms commitment in the fight against insurgency

The Inspector-General of Police Solomon Arase, has reiterated the unalloyed commitment of the Nigeria Police to actively sustain the fight against insurgency in the country.

The Inspector General stated this in his office at the Force Headquarters, Abuja while hosting a delegation from the United States Embassy led by Ambassador Daniel Mozena.

Arase, in a statement signed by the Force spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, said the police command had deployed a Deputy Commissioner of Police to lead 4,000 operational personnel to the Operation Command Centre,Maiduguri, Borno State, to join the military in the fight against the insurgency.

The police boss appreciated the United States delegates for the support gained from the country so far.

Responding, Ambassador Mozena commended the efforts of the Nigeria Police for maintaining expertise and the rules of engagement in the on-going fight against insurgency in the North-east.

The head of the delegation promised to help the police in handling terror suspects that would lay down their arms.

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