The acting Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun has assumed office at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
This was after the immediate past IGP, Usman Baba, officially handed over to Egbetokun at about 12noon.
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In his first speech, the acting IGP said he is aware of the enormous responsibility that accompanies his appointment.
He appealed for cooperation and teamwork, promising to run a transparent and integrity-driven regime.
Stressing the importance of community policing as one policy thrust of his administration, he revealed plans to strengthen the intelligence-gathering capabilities of the Force.
The acting Inspector General of Police, also hopes to build a stronger inter-agency collaboration and deepen the technology approach to guaranteeing internal security
In his farewell speech, the former IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, said that he led a team that made a notable impact on internal security. He is optimistic that he’s leaving a more improved Force behind.
The new police chief appealed to Nigerians to support the police in the fight against criminal activities.