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General News of Friday, 11 June 2021

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President Buhari increases police salaries, benefits

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an upward review of police salaries and their benefits President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an upward review of police salaries and their benefits

President Buhari has given the directive for the upward review of police salaries and benefits.

The president disclosed this while delivering a speech on Thursday, June 10, during a one-day visit to Lagos state, where he inaugurated various projects, Daily Nigerian reports.

Legit.ng gathered that he said his government is currently recruiting 10,000 new police officers to reinforce personnel capacity across the country.

He said: “In addition, I have directed the national salaries, incomes and wages commission to carry out an upward review of police salaries and benefits. Let me also use this opportunity to commend the leadership of the force for their efforts, for the reforms being implemented in the area of police pensions.

“I have charged the Inspector-General of Police to leave no stone unturned in the rebuilding of the morale of his officers and men.”

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