Police, not Nigeria’s problem – Dickson



Sen. Seriake Dickson, representing Bayelsa (PDP) in National Assembly on Friday said police was problem of Nigeria and should be seen as enemy .

Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba in Abuja in a statement on Friday in Abuja quoted Dickson as saying this in Abuja.

Mba explained former Bayelsa made assertion when he paid a solidarity visit to Acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba.

The senator, a two time of Bayelsa, said the visit was in solidarity with the police over the dastardly and criminal acts of terrorism, unprovoked and coordinated attacks on the force.

Dicksom said the of innocent police officers and malicious damage of assets and other government infrastructure in some parts of the country were condemnable.

The senator called for a cessation of all forms of criminal attack on police and government infrastructure in the country.

He congratulated the new police boss on appointment as the 21st I-G and called for proper funding of the Force to enhance its operational efficiency.

Dickson commended the Nigeria Police for doing their best in the face of daunting welfare and operational challenges.

In remark, I-G Baba commended the Senator and pledged that the  force would remain committed and unwavering in its task of protecting lives and  in spite of the numerous challenges. (NAN)