Wednesday, January 13

Nigerian Police officers to undergo psychiatric test

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has said that the Nigeria Police Force is considering conducting psychiatric test on recruits and serving officers. Arase stated this at the Nigeria Police Force Health Policy Revalidation meeting yesterday in Abuja.

He said that the initiative became necessary following incidents of indiscriminate use of firearms by personnel of the force.
The IG said that in adequate manpower had exposed officers and men to working for longer hours. He said that the force was also considering establishing a 'trauma centre' for its officers and men because of the nature of their job.

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