The acting Inspector General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has ordered State Commissioners of Police to establish Complaint Response Units in their respective commands.
He noted that the new development was due to his zeal to sanitise and standardise the police system for accountability and transparency in line with his commitment to fortify the complaints response mechanisms of the Force.
Egbetokun also approved the appointment of CSP El-Mustapha Sani as the Head, CRU, following the posting of DCP Markus Basiran, as DC Homicide, Force Criminal Investigations Department Annex, Alagbon, Lagos.
This is coming on the heels of the recent visit of the Chief Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Abimbola Ayo-Yusuf and his team to the Force Headquarters, where the IG and the delegation discussed extensively on issues of mutual interest and areas of collaboration.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi made the development known in a Friday night correspondence.
Adejobi said, “El-Mustapha Sani, a seasoned officer with an exemplary record of service, brings a wealth of experience to this crucial role. His extensive background in complaint resolution in the Public Complaint Bureau of the Force Public Relations Department, coupled with his dedication to justice and fairness, makes him a fitting choice to lead the Complaint Response Unit.
“In the same vein, the IG reiterates his order that all Commissioners of Police in charge of State Commands should establish Complaint Response Unit Offices in their respective State Commands Headquarters to boost the IG’s unwavering zeal to fight corruption and unprofessionalism.”