IGP Unveils Quiz Competition Logo For Students
The Nigeria Police is to collaborate with Federal and State Ministries of Education to initiate programmes that will help reduce crime rate among Nigeria youths.
The inspector General of Police,Mr Mohammed Adamu made this known at the inauguration of the logo for 30 minutes IGP quiz competition for secondary school students across the country. in Abuja.
While unveiling the logo in Abuja, Adamu said the initiatives was aimed at sensitising young Nigerians on the dangers of crime through fun-filled quiz competitions.
“Seasoned panelists will ensure a credible, transparent and qualitative process that will culminate in a grand finale where mouth-watering prizes would be won.
“As the programme progresses, there will be School Visitation programme where Public Relations Officers will be visiting selected schools across the country.”
“The officers will lecture pupils and students on the dangers of taking to crime as well as the importance of abstaining from it,” he said.
He said the educational programme would involve training of Nigeria youths on the dangers associated with crimes and ways of addressing it.
On the occasion, the inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu said that the initiative would go a long way in helping youths to abstain from criminal activities and also help them to pursuing a career in the police force.
Mr Adamu explained that evolving a new initiative that would address the root curse of crimes was a better option than concentrating on the manifestation.
The inspector General of Police therefore called on parents and guardians to encourage their children to pay attention to their education and shun acts detrimental to the peace and unity of the nation.