25 July 2011
Police will soon embark on the recruitment of graduates of higher institutions for better policing system, the Minister of Police Affairs, Navy Capt. Omoniyi Olubolade (rtd), has promised.
Speaking at the weekend at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe, the minister also said police uniform would soon be changed as part of a general overhaul of the force.
Olubolade, who described the Nigerian policing system as defective, said he would embark on litany of restructurings to reposition the force and make it a pride to
Apart from being holistic, the restructuring would be to change the face of the Nigerian police, which would include overseas training, to make the policeman proud.
He said the image of the police would be redeemed under his watch by ensuring that the men of the force keep to the tenets of best practices obtainable in advanced climes.