Groups To Honour IGP Alkali Baba Usman
A Coalition of Civil Societies Organizations in Nigeria, have concluded plans to honor the Inspector General of Police, Mr Alkali Baba Usman, for his role, in “redefining Leadership in the Nigeria Police Force”.
The group, which is an umbrella body of civil society groups, said the honor on IGP Alkali, is in recognition of the culture of, transparency, accountability and good leadership , which has become the Hallmark of his leadership of the Force under his leadership.
According to the Secretary of the coalition, Princess Abiodun Balogun, in a statement issued in Lagos, the group said “After a critical and painstaking efforts, premised on the unprecedented improvement in the compliance to human rights obligations, Discipline, Welfare and Infrastructural Transformation, that have been witnessed, since the assumption of Office of IGP Alkali Baba Usman, we have resolved to honor him, with the award of the Grand Defender of Democracy and People’s Rights.”
“This Honor is also an appreciation of his avowed commitment and determination in tackling all forms of criminalities, and the high morale within the rank and file of the Police, due to the prudent use of the the enormous support given to the force, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“It was under his watch that the Nigeria Police have witnessed a tremendous increase and improvement in the purchase of armaments and accoutrements for Policemen including the rebranding of the Nigeria Police to meet with global best standards and citizens’ satisfaction based on his leadership style and direction of the police.”
The group emphasised that the honor is the beginning of a greater effort to give a pat on the back of those who on a daily basis, put their life at risk for the greater good of the country, saying: “They deserve our commendation and support.”