The Nigeria Police Force has established a radio station to boost its relationship with the citizens and provide security enlightenment.
According to reports, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, commissioned the new Nigeria Police Radio – 99.1fm in Abuja on Wednesday.
He described the development as a milestone in the Force’s efforts at maintaining mutual relationship with the citizens and other stakeholders.
Speaking at the event, Adamu said the radio station would foster good relationship, as the Force would provide programmes related to security and policing activities across the country.
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for investing in the security sector, adding that the police is committed to securing Nigerians.
Similarly, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed applauded the police for creating what he described as a great initiative, adding that his ministry would support the radio station by providing information on security matters.
In another development, the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has launched a 24 hours express passport-processing center in Maitama, Abuja as part of efforts to attend to applicants who need passports urgently.
Applicants can now obtain the express booklets within three days for N20,000 while those who desire to get the passport within 24 hours would pay N30,000.
The NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, quoted the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola as saying the new express center would cater to urgent situations.
He said, “The opening of the center is timely as it has added value to service to Nigerians.”