From Jonas Ike, Abuja
The authorities of the Nigeria Police Force in the nation’s capital on Thursday said that the members of the public can now explore the multiple channels of communication available to them to address public grievances.
The Commissioner of Police FCT Command Mr Bala Ciroma stated this at the unveiling of the Public Awareness Campaing to Stakeholders on Policing Accountability held at the Unity Fountain Abuja.
At the event the representative of the Police Boss DCP Sola Okediji charged members of the public to always bring up cases against individuals and Police personnel to the Police Complaints Bureau.
He noted that the Police hierarchy in a bid to address many grievances by the public opened up various units that do receive and attend to complaints against the conduct of Police personnel and other members of the public
He listed some of these compaints units to include the Public Complaints Bureau, the Servicom Unit, the Provost office and the CP’s Mentoring and Monitoring Unit (CMMU).
He gave out the following phone numbers as Police Control Room lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883 adding that they are open to public for complaints.
Other senior Police officers who man various units that graced the occasion also appealed to members of the public to report cases of violation of their rights, assault and molestation to these units of the Police Force.
The unveiling ceremony which was anchored by a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police AIG Austin Ewa (rtd) was to ensure that the Police is accountable to public in terms of prompt response to complaints.