News this day as Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, the Minister of Police Affairs, has disclosed that over N4 billion naira has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly in the 2021 budget for the fuelling of Police vehicles across the country. Dingyadi made this known on Tuesday, in an interview with reporters at the National Institute of Policy Studies (NIPS) in Abuja.
Dingyadi, who attended the Institute to deliver a lecture with the theme, “Strategic Leadership Development: The Role of the Ministry of Police Affairs” to Course participants of Strategic Leadership and Command Course 3/2021 also spoke on the issue of Police welfare, training and retraining of officers and equipping the Police.
Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, Minister of Police Affairs
According to the Minister, “Under the 2021 budget, for the first time in the history of Nigeria Police, over 4 billion naira has been approved for fuelling of Police vehicles in the country. Our desire is to sustain this gesture which will be carried out on a quarterly basis.
“The Ministry is deeply grateful to Mr President and the National Assembly for approving funds for the supply of fuel to the 36 states Police Commands across the country and FCT to increase their efficiency.