LET’S TALK: The deductions From Police Salary

From reports reaching us, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, initiated a policy that compels officers of the Nigeria Police Force to buy shares worth N5,000 in a commercial bank. Some
police officers, especially the rank and file are quietly organizing against this policy.

A low rank officer who wrote Nigeria Police Watch complained that his salary is too meager to support him after an automatic withdrawal of the compulsory share purchase fee of N5,000.

He is of the opinion that the scheme should have been on an optional basis, instead of imposing it on

We believe there are other officers who feel the same way this constable feels. What do you think of the IG’s idea?

Kindly share you thoughts with us in the comment box.