Shame! Nigerian police station gets N45,000 running cost in 3 months


Published on November 17, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Mr Fatai Owoseni, Lagos State Commissioner of Police.

Mr Fatai Owoseni, Lagos State Commissioner of Police.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni on Thursday said that a police station in Nigeria gets N45,000 in three months as running cost.

Owoseni disclosed this while addressing members of the Human Rights Defenders and Advocacy Centre, a civil society organisation, who protested to his office in Ikeja.

The group urged the Federal Government to probe the embezzlement of funds meant for fuelling of patrol vehicles, stationeries, uniforms and allowance for the Nigerian Police Force.

The group had placards with inscriptions such as ‘No More Embezzlement of Police Funds’, ‘IG is a thief’, ‘Why are Police Officers buying Uniforms by themselves’ and ‘Junior Officers dey work, Senior Officers dey chop’.

Addressing the protesters, Owoseni said that…

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