New Permanent Secretary for the Police Service Commission, Mr Musa Istifanus has formally resumed office and promised to ensure that the Commission work with the Nigeria Police Force to reduce crime in the society.
Speaking at the handover ceremonies held at the Commission’s office in Abuja, the new Permanent Secretary Istifanus noted that it should be the concern of every staff of the Commission that Nigeria is safe and that the crime rate in the country is drastically reduced, adding that henceforth, “the story here should be to reduce crime in the society because that is the bigger picture of our responsibility as a Commission”
According to him, “We must make the society safe and this should be of concern to all of us here.”
He also said there was need for the Commission to look at performance in the promotion of Police Officers to ensure efficiency in the system.
Earlier, the Director of Administration and Finance who was the acting Secretary to the Commission, Mr Emmanuel Ibe, had briefed the new Permanent Secretary on the workings of the Commission and pledged the loyalty, support and cooperation of the staff.
Ibe urged the new permanent secretary to critically look at the issues of discipline, funding and the Commission’s uncompleted corporate headquarters.
The new Permanent Secretary had met with the chairman and members of the Commission on August, 9, 2016.