IGP Egbetokun Charges Police Legal Prosecutors and Advisors to Adherence to Human Rights Principles in all Policing Operations

In line with his administration’s policy to bequeath to Nigerians a Police Force which is rule of law compliant, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun has convened a significant meeting with police legal officers on Thursday 9th May, 2024 at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

IGP Egbetokun reiterated the critical role of police legal prosecutors and advisors in ensuring adherence to legal procedures, ethical standards, and human rights principles in all policing operations.

He underscored the paramount importance of service delivery and upholding the rule of law within the Nigeria Police Force.

The Police Boss emphasized the need for continuous training and capacity-building initiatives to enhance the legal proficiency of police personnel across all levels and the importance of nurturing a system of professionalism, accountability, and transparency within the Nigeria Police Force. 

He highlighted the significance of aligning police actions with constitutional provisions, statutory regulations, and international conventions to maintain public trust and confidence in the Nigeria Police.

The Inspector General of Police urged all police legal officers to remain vigilant in safeguarding citizens' rights and ensuring due process in all aspects of policing activities. 

He emphasized the importance of collaboration between legal advisors and operational units to achieve operational effectiveness while respecting human rights and the rule of law.

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post