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All Police convoys nationwide including mine must observe traffic regulations – IGP orders Policemen

Jun 27, 2023 #News

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, has said that henceforth, all police conveys must observe traffic regulations starting with his convoy. 

The police chief gave the directive when he met with Mobile Police Squadron and commanders at the Force headquarters on Monday, June 26.

In his words;

‘’Let me end this speech by reminding you that those who keep the peace must be the epitome of peace. Those whose duty it is to enforce the laws of the land must themselves respect and obey the laws of the land. Without obeying the laws, the Police lack the moral high ground to interrogate and bring law breakers to book.

Consequently, in line with my vision of building a rule of law compliant Police Force, it is my directive that henceforth all police convoys on routine, non-emergency movement, must obey traffic lights and other traffic rules, I pledge to lead by example in this regard. As you will be returning to your various bases, I wish you a safe journey and please be assured of my best wishes always.”

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