Checking vehicle particulars isn’t your duty-IGP warns police

On Wednesday, 19th October, 2016.

The AIG of police in charge of zone 11 which comprises of Ondo, Oyo and Osun, Dan Bature said that any police checking vehicle particulars on the high way is on illegal duty. He further said that the duty of a police on the high way is to ensure safer roads and not to check vehicle particulars. He said During his two day familiarization visit to the state.

He said that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) was committed to changing the negative image of the police and supporting the anti corruption war of the federal government.

He noted that a lot was expected by the public from the police, adding that this informed the monitoring of officers.

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“The Inspector General of Police is determined to improve on your welfare and pursue the increment of your salary.

“But this can only be achieved when the people have good perception about the police,” Bature said.

He also advised officers unable to key into the commendable initiatives of the IGP to resign from the force.

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