Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has hailed the Nigeria Police as the best in on the continent.
The governor made this known at the Passing Out Parade of 313 General Duty Recruit Constables at the Police Training School, Wannune, Tarka local government area of Benue state.
In his speech, Governor Samuel Ortom who was represented by his Deputy, Benson Abounu noted that the Nigerian Police had grown over the years and became one of the best in Africa.
Governor Orto also agreed with the Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris claims that the force needs more recruitment to help the force effectively police the nation.
He stated that the call for the recruitment of more hands in the force by the IGP was apt given the increasing cases of crime across the country assuring that the state government would continue to partner the force to ensure the security of lives and property in the state.