The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Suleiman Abba has re-constituted the Force Gender Unit. IGP has also appointed CSP Olabisi Kolawole as the Force Gender Adviser to head the newly re-constituted Unit. A statement by Force Headquarters said the move was in a bid to consolidate on the gains made by the Nigeria Police Force, in stemming the tides of violence against women and girls in the country
According to Force Spokesman , Ag. CP Emmanuel C. S. Ojukwu the Gender Unit shall among other things: “Ensure the implementation of a robust capacity building plan for officers in gender related issues.
It shall also ensure the inclusion of gender training in Nigeria Police curriculum at all levels ;See to the establishment of Gender Desk officers in Police Formations nationwide and enhance the already existing collaboration with other stakeholders in the area of gender equality, the statement said.