Desist From Dropping IGP’S Name For Corrupt Practices, Extortion In Investigation – FPRO

In an effort to maintain the highest standards of integrity within the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has sternly condemned any form of extortion and issued a clear warning to all officers against using or dropping his name for such nefarious activities.

In a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) at the Force Headquarters Abuja, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the IGP expressed deep concern, emphasizing that such actions tarnished the reputation of his person and the Police Force, thereby eroding public trust.

The IGP emphasized that any officer found guilty of leveraging his name for fraudulent activities or extortion would face severe disciplinary measures.

He therefore urged officers to uphold transparency and professionalism, reiterating that the integrity of the Nigeria Police Force was at stake if such was not checked.

Furthermore, IGP Kayode Egbetokun implored the public to exercise caution and report any attempts to exploit his name for fraudulent activities or extortion, most especially in the investigation of cases.

He highlighted the crucial role citizens played in collaboration with the Police Force to maintain a high standard of conduct and eliminate corruption within the system.

The IGP therefore, reassured the public of the Force’s commitment under his watch, to root out misconduct and ensure accountability at all levels.

He urged Nigerians to promptly report any incidents of extortion or fraudulent activity, providing detailed information to facilitate thorough investigations that will lead to severe sanctions for erring officers.

The general public may reach the Nigeria Police via our social media platforms and phone numbers 08057000001, 08057000002, 08057000003, and 07056792065.


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