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IGP Invalidates PCRC Identity Card, Approves Redesign Of New  IDs, Membership Screening

IGP Usman Baba Alkali

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has invalidated the existing Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Identity Card with effect from December 2022.

According to a statement from CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer,Force Headquarters, Abuja on Saturday, January 28, 2023, this was in line with the IGP’s zeal to sanitize and standardize all sectors including the Police Community Relations Committee.

The IGP has also ordered the redesign and re-issuance of new PCRC ID cards from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, and through judicious screening of membership across board.

The Inspector-General of Police hereby directs all eligible members of PCRC nationwide to contact the offices of the various Zonal, Command and Formations PCRC Chairmen as well as the Police Public Relations Officers (PPROs) of their Zones, Commands and Formations respectively to obtain new forms for processing the newly approved ID Card.

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The IGP equally directs that hence, anyone found parading himself with the invalidated PCRC ID card should be arrested and prosecuted.