President Buhari has ordered an increase in Police Salary in Nigeria.
News Online reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he has given directives for the upward review of Police salaries and benefits.
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The President made the known while delivering a speech on Thursday during a one-day visit to Lagos State, where he inaugurated various projects.
“We are recruiting 10,000 new police officers currently to reinforce the personnel capacity across the country
“In addition, I also directed the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission to carry out an upward review of Police salaries and benefits.”
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Buhari also commended the leadership of the Force for their efforts, for the reforms being implemented in the area of police pensions.
“I have charged the Inspector General of Police to leave no stone unturned in the rebuilding of the morale of his officers and men.”
President Buhari added that no government since 1999 had been as committed as his administration in reforming and repositioning the Nigeria Police Force and national policing architecture.