Police, IGP Solomon Arase has
warned that the Police Force
under his command will not
tolerate any form of human
rights abuse of citizens by his
officers and men.
The Police chief therefore
reiterated his desire to ensure
the protection of rights of
persons in the enforcement of
law and order in the country.
IGP Arase stated this
yesterday at the Force
headquarters, Abuja when the
leadership of National Human
Rights Commission, NHRC,
led by its Executive Secretary,
Prof. Bem Angwe paid him a
courtesy visit.
The IGP assured that he will set
up monitoring teams to monitor
Police conduct on highways and
Police formations nationwide.
Arase also received a centenary
certificate from leadership of
National Association of Nigerian
Students, NANS, who said
the award is in recognition of
IGP’s brilliant performance
in his previous assignments
before assuming the office of the
number one Nigerian policeman.
The Police boss used the
occasion to admonish the young
undergraduates to use their
platform to preach abstinence
from all forms of vices while
promising to establish a robust
Police/student relationship
that will see an end to student
hostilities in the country.
Earlier, NHRC group used
the occasion to congratulate the
IGP on his appointment.
The Executive Secretary
in his remarks maintained
that their visit is aimed at restrengthening
the already
existing relationship between
the Nigeria Police and the
NHRC, with a view to ensuring
an effective criminal justice
dispensation, anchored on the
respect for human rights.
The delegation also had
in attendance Hon Beni Lar,
Chairperson House Committee
on Human Rights, Mr.
Wale Fapohunda, member
Governing Council NHRC
amongst others

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