HIJACKED END SARS PROTESTS: POLICE PERSONNEL UNDERGO A 2-DAY POST-CRISIS MORALE REVAMPING CONFERENCE
* Enugu CP tasks personnel to be self-motivated, more cohesive and adherent to established professional codes of conduct as they return to their duty posts.
In continuation of efforts to reinvigorate, motivate and encourage Police Officers to return to their duty posts physically and psychologically energized in the aftermath of the hijacked and violent End SARS Protests, as directed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu NPM, mni; Officers and Men of Enugu State Command have undergone a 2-Day Conference tilted: “Post-Crisis Revamp of Police Officers Morale” organized by the Institute for Peace, Conflict and Development Studies, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) in partnership with the Command.
The Conference, which commenced on 10th and ended 11th November, 2020 at Nike Lake Resort Hotel, was declared opened by Governor of the State, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, through the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Ortuanya.
Several resources persons drawn from the academia and the Nigeria Police, including AIG Olafimihan Adeoye psc+ (in-charge of Force CID Annex, Enugu) and the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad AbdurRahman MCPSS, MCJ, MNIM, delivered lectures on relevant topics aimed at rejuvenating, raising the morales and encouraging Police Officers in the State to return to their duty posts more enthusiastic, dedicated, dutiful and professional.
In his lecture titled: “The Genealogy of the End SARS Protests: the Drama”, the Commissioner reviewed the trajectory of the Protests, its hijack, violence and untoward impacts on both the Police and society. He charges the Personnel not to allow the unpleasant experience of the Police in the hands of the violent hijackers of the Protests dampen their morales to extent of completely leaving their duty posts at the expense of innocent and law-abiding citizenry.
The CP further tasks the personnel to be self-motivated, more cohesive and adherent to established professional codes of conduct in the discharge of their duties; while thanking the IGP for his wisdom and foresight in handling the crisis as well as setting the pace for the physical and psychological reinvigoration and encouragement of Police Officers in the aftermath of the ugly incidents. He also thanked the Governor for his contributions to the Command in these trying times and the Director of the Institute, Prof. Felix Asogwa, for organizing and making the Conference a success.
Participants included members of the Command’s Management Team, Area Commanders, Squadron Commanders of 3 and 76 Police Mobile Force, all Divisional Police Officers, Heads of Tactical/Operational Units, other selected Senior Police Officers as well as Inspectors, Rank and File.