The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has appealed to parents to allow their children join the Police Force.
According to him, the police force is a noble profession.
According to the Police boss, the Force is a good platform for national service and many Nigerians should be encouraged to pursue careers in that line.
IGP who was represented by the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 17 Akure, Yunus Akeera stated this at the Passing Out Parade of 374 newly recruited constables at the Police Training College, Oyin-Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government of Ondo State.
He said more youths should be encouraged to join the Police Force which is a very noble profession.
While stressing to the new constables that the force has zero tolerance for indiscipline, the police boss added that the new constables would be deployed to complement officers on election duty in 2023.
He appreciated President Mohammadu Buhari’s consistent commitment to repositioning the Nigeria Police Force as a modern brand.
In his remarks, the Commandant of the Police Training College, Oyin-Akoko, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Adebayo Rafiu, who congratulated the recruits, charged them to be selfless and patriotic while discharging their duties.
He said: “I also urge you to constantly refresh your newly acquired knowledge and skills by putting all what you have learnt into practice on the field in order to uphold the highest level of discipline and professionalism in the discharge of your statutory duties.”