A press statement read by Ikechukwu Ani, the Head of Press and Public Relations of PSC, on Monday, at an event organized in Abuja, to mark the assumption of duty at PSC of Mr William Nwankwo Alo, the newly deployed permanent secretary of the Police Service Commission (PSC),in Abuja, it was revealed that the new Perm. Sec. Promised to make the Nigeria Police the darling of all Nigerians.
Recall that the Nigerian police have a history of extorting and brutalising Nigerians which had resulted in a nationwide backlash that had given rise to the #EndSARS protests.
“We need to do something different to make the police truly our friend and also give Nigerians a sense of security, especially in this troubled time,” he said.
Mr Alo took over from Abubakar Ismaila, who was redeployed to the Federal Ministry of Sports and Youth Development.
The new perm sec, deployed from the Federal Ministry of Power, said the focus of the reinvigoration of the police would be in the area of appointment, promotion and discipline.
Mr Alo told the management staff of the commission that his administration would focus on strategies that would move the PSC forward.
Mr Alo also pledged to ensure that his administration would also focus on staff welfare for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness as well as to ensure that the team spirit and morale of staff is boosted.