The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has assured of the readiness of the Police under his watch to cooperate with the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation (OAuGF) in ensuring accountable and transparent processes in the management of equipment and resources of the Force.
This is as he reaffirmed his commitment to the Federal Government’s efforts at curbing fraud, enhancing transparency and accountability in government.
IGP Adamu stated this when he received in audience, the Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja,
A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba said that the high-powered courtesy visit of top management personnel of the OAuGF was informed by the need for both institutions to collaborate, foster mutual understanding and build strong relationships for the purpose of promoting accountability and transparency, which are the cornerstones for socio-economic development of any society.
In his remarks, Mr. Ayine expressed the critical importance of auditing to the equally indispensable role of the police in ensuring good governance in the country. Ayine noted inter-alia, that proper auditing of Police’s armoury and other logistics will reveal the true status of supplies and logistics requirement of the Force adding that it would no doubt help to facilitate proper planning and budgeting at any point in time.
He commended the IGP for the excellent work he is doing and applauded him for the professionalism and people-oriented policing approaches.