Nigerian police moves to address housing shortage in Barracks
As part of efforts to address challenges of housing shortage, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris says 25,000 new houses will be built for police personnel across the country.
Revealing this today in his address to new recruits at the Police Training School (PTS) Sokoto, the IGP stated that the houses would be provided in partnership with some private developers, and,… an arm of the African Union.
The police boss who described accommodation as key to motivating officers and men to be more diligent, patriotic and productive, further explained that the move was part of efforts geared towards making police barracks more habitable.
He also advised men of the force to shun corruption in all ramifications, adding that the force headquarters had set up a special squad to combat the menace internally.
On his part, the Commandant of the Sokoto Police Training School, Mr. Aliyu Sa'idu assured that standards and discipline would be maintained in the school,.. in which 836 recruits are undergoing training.