Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu
Mohammed Adamu, The Inspector-General of Police has ordered the 17 Assistant Inspector Generals of Police in the Force to deploy all the newly trained officers of the Special Weapon and Tactical Team (SWAT), for routine patrols with immediate effect.
According to Vanguard, the IGP gave the order in a message to the AIGs which was also addressed to the commissioners of police in the states of the federation.
A senior police source revealed that the patrol by the SWAT operatives was part of the security measures being put in place to checkmate the increased spate of insecurity across the country.
The statement also revealed the SWAT operatives would be deployed for the time being pending when they are embarking on their primary operations.