Don’t Dent Image Of Police With Bribery, Corruption – IGP Egbetokun Tells Officers

IGP Egbetokun Tells Officers

The Overseer General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has given an admonition to officials in the country not to gouge the picture of the police force with debasement.

The IGP gave the admonition on Friday in Akure, Ondo State, while enhancing 224 recently advanced officials of the state Order.

Talking through the Associate Monitor General (AIG) Ebong, Zone 17 containing Ondo and Ekiti States, the IG, guaranteed that difficult work would be compensated while blundering officials will not be tolerated.

As indicated by him:

“To whom much is given, much is expected. Now that you are up there, you must take responsibilities seriously. Be professional in your duties, be civil but be fair. From today, be in charge of your duties.

“As from today, that playfulness as an inspector, remove it. Show that you are a senior Police officer. Maintain your dignity and pride.

“Take note, we are in the ICT era of the internet. So you must always be polite and Civil to the people you are dealing with. Take note that the IG doesn’t tolerate corruption.

“Do your best to ensure you don’t dent the image of the police with corruption. We will reward hardworking and efficient but will not spare the rod to punish erring officers.

“The excesses of the police are being checked so do your best and respect human rights. Know the law and perform your duties.

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