The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpptun-Idris, on Monday said the Nigeria Police Force had curtailed the activities of high class kidnap kingpins in the country.
Idris made the disclosure when a former Super Eagles Captain, Kanu Nwankwo, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja.
He said that the force was also addressing cases of armed robbery, farmers and herdsmen clashes and cattle rustling.
The police boss said that he had marshaled out strategies to check security challenges threatening the country.
“All we need and will continue to solicit for is the support of the citizenry in giving us adequate information and support to ensure security of lives and property,” he said.
He reiterated the force’s commitment to provide Nigerians the best policing.
On sports, Idris said that the Police would continue to promote sports as a veritable tool for physical fitness of personnel and national development.
He noted that Nigeria had always relied on the force to produce athletes for international competitions.
Idris added that the force was committed to allocate a percentage of its personnel to sports to make the country great in sports.
Kanu promised to partner with the force to contribute his quota toward national development and enhanced service delivery.
”I will like to be part of any police programme to contribute my quota to national development, “he said.