IGP to send 10 Christian Police Officers for 2023 pilgrimage in Jerusalem


By Joy Odor

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba on Friday met with the ten (10) Christian Police Officers who have been nominated for the 2023 pilgrimage in Jerusalem, Israel.

The pilgrimage which is the first of its kind in the history of police Force was initiated and financed by the IGP in collaboration with some well-meaning Nigerians to encourage Police Officers to be steadfast and uphold the lofty tenets of their faith.

This was made known to newsmen in a press statement by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters Abuja.

The IGP in the statement also sought and gotten the approval of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) to ensure that this becomes a routine activity. He has equally institutionalized the system to ensure that subsequent administrations tow the same path.

The Inspector-General of Police urged the officers to be good ambassadors of the Nigeria Police Force and the country during the period of the pilgrimage.

He equally tasked them to spend the period in sober reflection which would ultimately impact on their policing duty.

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