The newly formed Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit of the Nigeria Police Force, on Monday began its training at the Police Mobile College in Nasarawa State.
Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, was present at the training ground to inspect the training exercise of over 400 personnel in Eggon.
In his opening remark, the Minister said he was happy with the progress the personnel was making and charged them to be good role models of the society.
“I believe at the end of this exercise you are going to come out as very dedicated and very committed mobile police officers who will be equal to the task we have assigned to you.
“Your new responsibility as a replacement to SARS is to face the challenges of armed robbery and other crimes across the country,” he said.
Giving the personnel words of encouragement, Dingyadi also acknowledged the changing times and advised the SWAT officers to uphold the principles of democracy and human rights as they get set to carry out their new task.
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