All Police convoys including mine must observe traffic rules, says IGP

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Egbetokun, has said that henceforth, all police conveys must observe traffic regulations starting with his convoy.
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The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Egbetokun, has said that henceforth, all police conveys must observe traffic regulations starting with his convoy.
The police chief gave the directive when he met with Mobile Police Squadron and commanders at the Force headquarters on Monday, June 26, 2023.
In his words: “Those who keep the peace must be the epitome of peace. Those whose duty it is to enforce the laws of the land must themselves respect and obey the laws of the land. Without obeying the laws, the Police lack the moral high ground to interrogate and bring law breakers to book.


Consequently, in line with my vision of building a rule of law compliant Police Force, it is my directive that henceforth all police convoys on routine, non-emergency movement, must obey traffic lights and other traffic rules, I pledge to lead by example in this regard.

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