The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Saturday 18th February, 2023, led Senior Officers of the Nigeria Police Force to a range practice at Deidei Range, Abuja.
This is contained in a statement by the Force PRO, Muyiwa Adejobi, who added that the exercise is in furtherance of the IGP’s zeal to improve policing system in Nigeria.
The statement obtained by Oyo News said the IGP mandated every Police personnel to be adequately trained on various weapons for improved efficiency and marksmanship.
The IGP equally displayed his skills on various types of rifles and weapons during the range practice which included marksmanship, musketry, Baton and Rifle Exercise( BARE), combat craft etc.
Some of the Senior Officers who accompanied the IGP and participated in the exercises include the Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, Department of Finance and Administration – DIG Danmallam Mohammed, Training and Development – DIG Hafiz Inuwa, AIG Force Secretary, AIG Habu Sanni, AIG Veterinary, AIG Aishatu Abubakar, AIG Armament, AIG Adegoke Fayoade, and Director Peacekeeping Department, ACP Jagaba Moses.
Similarly, the IGP seized the opportunity to inspect the Nigeria Police Animal Unit to assess the well-being of the animals and their ongoing drills at the Police Animal Camp, Deidei, Abuja, in preparation for the forthcoming General Elections, as they have been deployed to assist in policing the elections, and partake in other security arrangements of the Nigeria Police Force.