The Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olubolade, has identified some of the factors inhibiting the Nigerian police from performing their jobs effectively.
Mr. Olubolade listed the factors to include corruption, poor funding and training, and indiscipline.
He stated this at the ministerial platform in Abuja where he mentioned the achievements of his ministry. He also said Nigeria currently has 649 police personnel in peace-keeping missions globally under the United Nations, African Union, and Economic Community of West African States schemes.
The police has often been accused by Nigerians for its under performance in crime fighting.The force has also come under heavy criticism for corrupt tendencies of its officers.