Forty-four officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) involved in a car crash while on their way to their elections duty posts.
The dreadful episode happened on Friday at Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja.
The officers were joined to the Operations Department of the FCT Police Command, and were visited by Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police, at the clinic on Saturday.
While 33 of the 44 harmed officers have been discharged, 11 of them are on affirmation at different clinics in Abuja.
Talking on the episode, Adamu stated: “It is a direct result of the race that we chose to convey our men to surveying units. On their way, a group that was sent to Gwagwalada had a mishap and a great deal of them were truly harmed.
“You can see that we are at the trauma section of the National Hospital, where some of them are admitted. They have various degrees of injury, ranging from fracture to head injury that requires further investigation. I have ordered that they be taken to another hospital with the necessary equipment to treat them. We are here to make sure that they are given proper treatment to recover.”
The IGP likewise revealed that the Force would deal with their doctor’s visit expenses, at that point “we can discuss their privileges.”
He lauded the governorship and state place of get together races, expressing that they were serene, similarly as he supported officers on the field on devotion to obligation.