Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the choice of Mr. Muhammed Adamu as the new Inspector General of Police.
The Governor in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, on Thursday, described the new IGP as a dedicated professional with the requisite experience for the job.
He however urges the new IGP to give the necessary attention to the need to refocus the police for more effective service delivery with emphasis on professionalism.
Governor Dickson said that his interactions with the new IGP when he was the Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone 5, showed that he was a brilliant career officer who did well then, and has the right experience for the job.
He called on the Nigerian citizenry to support to the new IGP to enable to him the succeed in the onerous task of securing lives and prosperities in the society.
The Governor assured the new IGP of his support and prayers “as long as he does what is right in fairness to everybody.”
He said, “I commend President Muhammadu Buhari on the choice of a new IGP, in the person of Muhammed Adamu, a professional police officer.
“From my experience and interactions with the New IGP when he was Assistant Inspector General òf Police in charge of Zone 5, my judgement is that he did a good job, as a brilliant career officer with the right experience.
“I congratulate him and urge him to refocus the service for greater professionalism and national service. He should raise the bar of professionalism and service in the police.
“I also call for support for the new IGP especially at this critical time of our nation’s history to enable him to succeed in the sensitive task of security our society.
“As long as he does what is right and he is fair to all, he will always have my support and prayers.”