The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar has reiterated his commitment towards the development of the force through sports.
The IG, who was represented by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2, Mamman Tsafe, at the inauguration of the indoor Badminton Complex and renovated swimming pool at the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday.
Abubakar said that the facilities built in partnership with Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, was an example of his commitment to the resuscitation of sports in the police force.
“This event, which is a Police-Public partnership, shows the commitment I have towards making sports a turning point for the police and the country at large.
“I believe that a healthy police force is needed to keep the country free from crime as this also will help in the achievement of the overall goal of the country being one of the economically developed countries in 2020.”