The Katsina State Police Command said that sa total of 2,000 policemen were promoted for their gallantry in 2017. This is contained in a statement signed by the command’s public relations officer DSP Gambo Isa and made available to newsmen in the state.
According to him, another 136 police personnel in the command were issued with houses under the new Police Housing Scheme.
Gambo, however, said the command was grappling with challenges of logistics including inadequate patrol vehicles and manpower.
He stressed the need to review the welfare package of the police to enhance their efficiency and boost their morale.
The command’s spokesman urged the general public to provide the police with useful information about activities of criminals in the state