Buhari commissions Yobe police command hq, hospital


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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commissioned the new Yobe Police Command headquarters building and a state-of-the-art hospital in Damaturu.

Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed this in a statement.

According to Adejobi, the newly constructed two-storey police hq comes fully fitted with furnishings, contemporary information and technology assets, and an elevator and access for persons with physical challenges.

He added that the fully furnished ultra-modern police hospital features a hospital block, administrative block, pharmacy building, a modern accident and emergency centre, as well as a morgue.

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“Also commissioned is a new block of classrooms, an administrative block, and two hostel blocks for the Police Secondary School in Damaturu, Yobe State,” the police spokesman said.

He said the president, while expressing his satisfaction with the elegance of the projects, lauded the Inspector-General of Police for his visionary leadership and commitment to better policing services for all members of the country, which has translated into magnificent projects for the Nigeria Police Force all around the country.

The Commissioning event had in attendance the Governors of Yobe and Borno States, Mai Mala Buni, and Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, the Chairman Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Haliru Dauda Jika, Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Mohammed Maigari Dingyadi, Service Chiefs – Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Staff, Heads of Security Agencies and other distinguished guests.

Adejobi said IGP urged indigenes and residents of the Yobe state capital to make effective use of the international standard health and educational services of the police force available to achieve giant strides both nationally and internationally as they cater to both the police and members of the public.

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