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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has promised to secure the Abuja-Kaduna highway and other states facing security challenges in the country.
The police boss gave the assurance after a closed door session with the Senate on Tuesday. The session lasted for about 90 minutes.
Speaking on the outcome of the meeting after the closed door meeting, Senate President Bukola Saraki, disclosed that the upper legislative chamber also promised to assist the police in the area of funding.
Saraki said: “The Inspector General of Police briefed us on efforts at ameliorating the security challenges in the country. However, he hoped to addressed the menace squarely. He promised to address the areas that have to do with discipline of officers that have been found wanting, efforts being taken to improve the situation particularly on the Abuja-Kaduna axis. And also in the area of intelligence and technology.
“The Senate also promised and committed that areas of funding issues, it is ready at any time to give assistance to provide adequate funding that is required in order to make the Police combat the necessary threats to our security”.
The Acting IGP’s invitation was sequel to a motion moved by Shehu Sani (PRP, Kaduna) and co-sponsored by 108 other senators on April 30, 2019.