The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has invalidated the existing Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Identity Card with effect from December 2022.
Existing PCRC Identity Card Invalidated By IGP, Usman Alkali Baba
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Saturday by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, and posted on the force’s Twitter handle.
The statement said the action is in line with the IGP Usman Alkali Baba’s zeal to sanitize and standardize all sectors including the Police Community Relations Committee.
According to the statement, the IGP Usman Alkali Baba has also ordered the redesign and re-issuance of new PCRC ID cards from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, and through judicious screening of membership across the board.
“The Inspector-General of Police hereby directs all eligible members of PCRC nationwide to contact the offices of the various Zonal, Command, and Formations PCRC Chairmen as well as the Police Public Relations Officers (PPROs) of their Zones, Commands, and Formations respectively to obtain new forms for processing the newly approved ID Card,” the statement reads.
“The IGP equally directs that hence, anyone found parading himself with the invalidated PCRC ID card should be arrested and prosecuted.”
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has said Nigerians are hopeful for a national rebirth.
According to him, the national rebirth implies returning Nigeria to Nigerians.
He listed these Nigerians to include farmers, teachers and students, lecturers, artisans, workers, pensioners, and over a hundred million poor Nigerians “who are not sure where their next meal will come.”