Buhari is running for a second term in office (image courtesy State House)

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari over his commitment to improving the welfare of men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

Speaking with State House correspondents after a delegation met with the President, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi (Rtd), a Commissioner in PSC said police personnel should be encouraged in terms of welfare for them to perform maximally.

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Ogubiyi said: “We are here on behalf of the PSC to appreciate the President Muhammadu Buhari for seeing it to that the welfare of Nigerian police officers is enhanced.

“Enhancement in their emolument generally and to see that things are improved not only in terms of salaries and allowance but also seeing that infrastructure is improved;  in their working conditions, training expected of the police.

“In our recent retreat; we were in Enugu and we saw that a lot of the training facilities are in deplorable conditions.

“We will want to see that our policemen are properly trained, and our police will be able to match up with any police force anywhere in the world,

“This is one the reasons why we think we need to encourage the government to do that.”