ABUJA — Female Police Officers in Nigeria have now been permitted to wear stud earrings, and headscarves under their berets or peak caps while in uniform.
In a statement in Abuja by the Acting Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba approved the new and improved dress code for women police officers in the country.
Adejobi said the new dress code was unveiled during the I-G’s meeting with strategic police managers in Abuja, explaining that Police have a 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,” the statement added.
March 6, 2022 at 10:42 pm
The type of earrings should be specified