June 15, 2024

IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Joins Gov. Wike for the commissioning of Police Tactical Operations Centre in Rivers State

 

By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi

 

Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR, was in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital today Friday 26th May, 2023, to join the Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, CON, for the commissioning of the Police Tactical Operations Centre (PTOC) in Rumuepirikom executed by Gov. Wike. The PTOC contains state-of-the-art facilities for investigations and tactical operations.

IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Joins Gov. Wike for the commissioning of Police Tactical Operations Centre in Rivers State
IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Joins Gov. Wike for the commissioning of Police Tactical Operations Centre in Rivers State

The Police Tactical Operations Centre (PTOC) is designed with a specific focus on the trends of crime in the state, and will serve as a base for information and intelligence gathering as well as specialized deployments to tackle crimes of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes. The Inspector-General of Police appreciated Governor Nyesom Wike for his continual commitment to policing reforms and improvement of police operational structures within Rivers State.

IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Joins Gov. Wike for the commissioning of Police Tactical Operations Centre in Rivers State
IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Joins Gov. Wike for the commissioning of Police Tactical Operations Centre in Rivers State

The Inspector-General of Police also reiterated the readiness and commitment of the Police Force to incorporate all and sundry into a community and ICT-based policing system towards improved security and public safety in Nigeria. The IGP charged the Commissioner of Police in charge of Rivers State to make effective use of the Centre in tackling crimes and criminality, as well as ensuring the state is safe for all and sundry.

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