Police Explain Protest of Mobile Police in Maiduguri
Today being 02/07/18 at about 0630hrs, personnel of the Police Mobile Force on Special duty came to Borno State Command Headquarters in Maiduguri to inquire about the non-payment of their allowances for 5 months running.
2. The Police High Command is aware of their plight and liaising with appropriate Federal Govt agencies to address the situation.
3.We are hopeful that since the 2018 budget has been signed by the presidency, the allowances will be paid soon.
4.Meanwhile efforts by officers of the command yielded results as the situation was brought under control. Members of the public are therefore encouraged to go about their lawful activities without any fear or apprehension.
5. The IGP has consequently directed the Commissioner of Police In-charge Police Mobile Force to relocate to Borno State and address the situation.
6. The Borno State Government has also intervened and pledged to assist to better the condition of the visiting PMF personnel.
DSP Edet Okon
Borno State Command