IGP Commissions Police Tactical Operations Centre In Rivers State

……Appreciates Gov. Wike for Commitment to Police Reforms, Structural Improvements

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba on Friday 26th May 2023 joined the Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike at the commissioning of the Police Tactical Operations Centre (PTOC) in Rumuepirikom executed by Gov. Wike. The PTOC contains state-of-the-art facilities for investigations and tactical operations.

According to a press release on Friday, 26th May 2023 signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that the PTOC, which is designed with a specific focus on the trends of crime in the state, will serve as a base for information and intelligence gathering as well as specialized deployments to tackle crimes of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes.

The Inspector-General of Police appreciates Governor Nyesom Wike for his continual commitment to policing reforms and improvement of police operational structures within Rivers State. He charged the Commissioner of Police in charge of Rivers State to make effective use of the Centre in tackling crimes and criminality, as well as ensuring the state is safe for all and sundry.

The IGP equally seized the opportunity to reiterate the readiness and commitment of the Police Force to incorporate all and sundry into a community and ICT-based policing system towards improved security and public safety in Nigeria