Enugu Police Central Motor Registry Office Commences Operation
…..as CP Kanayo urges citizens to visit and access the services of the office,
……warns personnel to be professional and ensure excellent service delivery
The Enugu State Police Command office of the Nigeria Police Force revived and digitized Central Motor Registry (CMR), located at the Operations Department Building, State Headquarters, GRA, Enugu, has commenced operations.
According to a press release signed by the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said that the office has, among other things, the responsibilities of ensuring that vehicle owners seamlessly apply and register their vehicles, resolve application or registration issues, and to facilitate investigations of motor vehicle theft and recovery.
The Command spokesperson further said that the office also handles issues relating to motor vehicle information requests, change of ownership, change of license or number plate, change of chassis or body, and the change of vehicle colour requests.
“The office additionally handles requests for international driver’s permits and international certificates for motor vehicles, and pending when the suspended issuance of permits is lifted, the office will also handle issues of tinted glass and spy number plate permits.
“Recall that the Nigeria Police Force recently revitalized, digitized, and re-launched the CMR, originally established over sixty years ago, to enhance the security and safety of all kinds of vehicles, including motor vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles.
“The CMR, which serves as a comprehensive database of motor vehicles in Nigeria, will further equip the Police in the enforcement of motor vehicle-related laws, and to detect or deter the commission of motor vehicles associated crimes in the State. It will further facilitate the Police’s seamless and productive investigations of vehicle stealing, carjacking, and related crimes in the State, and generally enhance national security, DSP Ndukwe said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu has urged citizens of the State to visit the State Command CMR office to register or handle central motor vehicle registration issues and to request the other mentioned services.
They can alternatively visit the CMR portal via https://cmris.npf.gov.ng to apply and ensure the utmost security and safety of their vehicles, and can also call the Command’s Control Room number 08032003702 or the CMR office at 08033464871 for inquiries.
“To this end, the CP has charged the officer in charge and other personnel of the State CMR office to ensure utmost professional and excellent service delivery to members of the public, warning that anything in the contrary will not be tolerated, the statement concluded.