The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) led by the BOT chairman, Alhaji Aminu Abdulkadir on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Acting Inspector General of Police IGP Ibrahim Idris and his management team at the police force headquarters Abuja.
This was disclosed in a press release made available to the media by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, DCP Don Awunah in Abuja on Friday.
In his remarks, the BOT chairman of IPMAN Alhaji Aminu Abdukadir congratulated the IGP on his appointment and said they are indeed privileged to meet with the IGP and his management team.
He lauded the IGP’s appointment and promised that IPMAN will continue to partner with the Nigeria Police Force.
He further informed the IGP that recently, the association had internal crisis which were later resolved through the intervention of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and other stakeholders.
He assured the IGP of IPMAN’s collaboration with the Nigeria Police Force to check the activities of pipeline and oil installations vandals, illegal bunkering and diversion of petroleum products.
The President of IPMAN, Chief Obasi Lawson commended the IGP and Nigeria Police Force for its giant strides in curbing crimes and criminality, most especially violent crimes which have witnessed a drastic reduction since the IGP’s appointment.
He promised to use the instrumentality of IPMAN to assist the Police check pipeline vandalism.
In his response, the Ag.IGP Ibrahim K. Idris appreciated the visit and thanked the Executives of IPMAN for the courtesy call.
The IGP expressed his determination to implement core values in policing with accountability and responsibility throughout the country. He assured the Association that pipeline vandalization across the country is being tackled accordingly.
He also acknowledged the efforts of the BOT Chairman and his team in resolving the internal crisis within the Association amicably.
The IGP assured the Association of continuous police supports to further strengthen the existing cordial relationship between the two organizations.