Police Awards Night Scheduled For January 25, 2024

The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun has approved the organization of the Police Awards Night, where he intends to honour officers with exemplary performances in the course of their duties across the country.

The Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the event will come up on 25th Jan 2024, in the FCT Abuja.

“We have called for nominations from our commands and formations for immediate planning. Thanks to the IGP for this initiative of reward system, Adejobi said.

Recall that on 2nd July 2023, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode AmEgbetokun ordered the resuscitation of the Awards and Commendation system for the Nigeria Police Force, implemented under the guidance of his administration, to enhance motivation and encouragement among Police Officers.

The new system is in line with the provisions of Section 92 of the Police Act 2020, and Order 68 of the Force Orders and Instructions, and will be a milestone in recognizing the collective efforts of all officers in upholding law and order in the nation.

Traditionally, the Nigeria Police Force has a history of conferring commendations and rewards to specific officers who have displayed exemplary performances in critical operations. With the new system, commendations and awards will now be bestowed upon all officers who played a crucial role in resolving major cases, promoting a sense of camaraderie, unity, and teamwork within the force.