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 IGP commissions five gunboats to tackle insecurities in Lagos internal waterways 



The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba,inaugurated projects that he had been monitoring in Lagos on Friday,December 9th. 

He also inaugurated equipment that had been newly deployed to tackle cases of insecurity in the state. Part of the equipment were five operational gunboats acquired for patrols and response to emergencies on internal waterways.

The Police Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, released a statement to this effect on Friday. 

According to the statement, the IG was joined by the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, at the Police Marine Office, Victoria Island, Lagos, where the gunboats were unveiled and commissioned for action. 

“The IGP assured of the continuous commitment of his administration to upgrading the operational assets of the NPF while he emphasised the importance of dedicated synergy to successfully stamping out crimes and criminality in the country,” the statement said.

The statement added that the IG was also billed to inaugurate a new ultra-modern Commandants’ Quarters in the Police College, Ikeja.

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