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IGP Usman Baba makes changes to Female Officer’s Uniform

The head of the Nigeria Police, Inspector General Usman Baba Alkali, has made some changes to the the uniform adorned by female officers of the force.

This was made known by Acting Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

What it now looks like.

According to him, female officers can now wear headscarves under their berets or peak caps and can also wear stud earrings.

He added that although it is not compulsory to wear these things, it is however important that the senior female officers abided by them.

“The police have workforce from every local government in the country with different ethnic and religious backgrounds.

“This, therefore, brings the need to guarantee inclusion, gender mainstreaming, ethnic and religious diversity in the workplace for optimum output and professionalism.

“This has informed the improvement for effective global workforce diversity management.

“Other countries that have adopted same dress code include Canada, the United States of America, Sweden, Turkey, Australia and the United Kingdom,” he said.

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