Nigeria Police Force to establish police special intervention squad in Bauchi.


The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetoku says Bauchi state would be among the ten pilot states for the establishment of the proposed police special intervention squad.

IGP Kayode announced this when he led top officers of the force on a courtesy visit to the state governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed at the council chambers, Government House, Bauchi.

He explained that the police special intervention squad would be saddle with the responsibility of responding promptly to all security crises geared towards eliminating criminal activities in trouble areas.

According to him, the Police Special Intervention team would be selected based on commitment to duty and would be trained, motivated and will not be participating in any routine operations forb effective response to crises.

He appreciated the unwavering commitment of the present administration of Governor Bala Mohammed towards the protection of lives and property of the citizens through supporting police and other services to perform effectively.

Responding, Governor Bala Mohammed welcomed the establishment of the police special intervention squad in Bauchi and promised to support the initiative for the promotion of peace and security in the state.

He applauded the Inspector General of Police for the number of innovatios initiated to improve efficiency in the force in a move to meet the security needs of Nigerians.


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