Anambra Police boss, Garba Umar, addressing female police officers at the force headquarters in Awka
The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Garba Umar, has lauded female police officers, especially those in the Anambra State Command. This is even as he has hailed the role of female police officers.
CP Umar who stated this during a meeting with female police officers in the state, noted that the force was usually assessed by the performance of its female officers.
The female officers were drawn from the thirty-seven police divisions in the state.
Police Commissioner Umar, while addressing them, disclosed that espionage and other forms of undercover police jobs were done by intelligent, hardworking female officers.
He assured the women that the command would use more of them in achieving the set goal of a safer, healthier Anambra.
In her remarks, the chairperson of Police Officers' Wives Association, POWA, Mrs. Khadija Umar, urged women to protect the home front, just as they would protect their jobs.
She enjoined women to utilize their powers as wives and mothers to impact positively on society, especially in their profession.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Nkiruka Nwode, said women police officers in the state had resolved to come together every month as a means of promoting love and unity amongst them.
The high point of the meeting was presentation of a recommendation letter to a female officer, Chika Njoku, who led the operation that led to the recovery of an AK47 riffle and arrest of three armed robbery suspects.