Aruga Joe Omokaro, Lagos
The Inspector+General of Police (IGP) Alkali Baba is being rated very high by senior police officers and rank and file.
In a survey by The SUPREME newspaper during the week, many senior police officers described him as “a true and sincere leader.”
For instance, Lagos State Commissioner of (CP) Hakeem Odumosu described him “a true father. He has genuine mission to make the people”s police. He does not listen to gossips and that is why he is succeeding. He handles issues relating to staff with maturity and with fatherly attention. There is no doubt that his tenure will be one of the best.’
Also speaking with The SUPREME , Delta CP Ari Mohammed Ali, he said IGP Alkali, “is no doubt a father He handles issues with maturity and with fatherly attention. He does not harass or intimate officers rather he corrects officer with humility. He is a very humble officer. I”m learning from him. He also takes welfare of officers very seriously. In area of operation, he is very proactive. We are enjoying his regime.”
Similarly, Oyo State CP Ngozi Anadeko noted that ‘the IGP has introduced several innovations into the Force. He brought human face into the police He handles issues with maturity without harassing officers. He is a father.”
Also speaking, in the same vein Deputy Commissioner of Poli e (Admin) Lagos State Police Command, DCP Bassey Ewa described him as “a father” “He is father he handles issues relating to officers with fatherly method. And when you have such a leader you will be encouraged to put in your best.”
An Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP in Delta State Police and a Chief Superintended of Police CSP also extolled Alkali”s Leadership Quality.
An Inspector of Police in Lagos and in Rivers State police command gave kudos to the IGP. “They IG means we for us but some of our senior officers are not encouraging us
One other CSP commended the IGP in his handling of DCP Abba Kyari who is being indicted by US Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI by suspending him.