The Hon. Chief Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Hon. Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf has sought the effective collaboration of the Nigeria Police Force to enable it execute its mandate towards ensuring social justice in the country.
The Chief made this known when he paid a courtesy visit to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Kayode Egbetokun in his office in Abuja.
The Hon. Chief Commissioner congratulated the IGP on his recent appointment and told him that he was in his office to strengthen the existing relationship between the Commission and the Nigerian Police Force with a view to executing its Mandate that will bring about reduction in the avalanche of complaints from members of the Public and ensure good governance.
Hon. Ayo-Yusuf assured the IGP of the Commission’s commitment to serving the citizenry optimally by ensuring that all forms of administrative injustices are eradicated in the country.
The Chief Commissioner appreciated the Nigeria Police Force for always being available when called upon to assist the Enforcement Unit of the Commission in it’s investigation activities and its collaboration in the area of referral of cases bordering on crime.
In his response, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun while thanking the Hon Chief Commissioner and his team for coming assured him of the continuous support and cooperation of the Nigeria police Force.
Mr Kayode stressed that the Nigeria Police is a rejuvenated force where discipline and dedication to duty are the hallmarks of the day.
The IGP said, he has directed that Police Complaints Units be established in all the States of the Federation.
The Inspector General of Police further reassured the Hon. Chief Commissioner of his readiness to maintain the existing collaboration between both agencies and urged the Commission not to hesitate to bring all criminal cases to the Police for prosecution.
The Chief Ombudsman was accompanied on the visit by the Commissioners of the Oyo and Kaduna States offices as well as top management staff of the Commission.