The Acting Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has unveiled a strategic initiative to establish a groundbreaking Special Intervention Squad focused on promptly addressing security challenges within the country.
This significant announcement was made during a recent visit to the Government House, where Egbetokun met with Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State. The establishment of this specialized squad aims to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of law enforcement in addressing security threats.
“We have decided to set up a squad called the Special Intervention Squad to intervene quickly in a crisis,” Egbetokun stated, highlighting the squad’s purpose to tackle crises and violent crimes efficiently across Nigeria.
He expressed the necessity of cooperation and support from the Kano State government, emphasizing that the success of the squad hinges on such collaboration.
Egbetokun emphasized the importance of well-trained and adequately compensated personnel within the squad to effectively address the overwhelming security challenges facing the nation.
This commitment to equipping the Special Intervention Squad underscores the police force’s dedication to enhancing security and ensuring citizens’ safety.
Governor Abba Yusuf praised the proactive approach of the present police management in combatting banditry, kidnapping, and armed robbery throughout the country.
He commended the positive impact of these efforts on the security situation in Kano State, crediting the collaborative relationship between the state government and the Nigerian Police Force.
“Kano state government is a very serious government in this dispensation,” Governor Yusuf affirmed.