IGP will support AMCON’s debt collection campaign
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Usman Alkali Baba, assured the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) of the collaboration of all the Deputy Inspectors General of Police (AIG) as well as the Police Commissioners (CP) in the 36 states of the federation in its debt collection process.
He made this promise when AMCON Director General / CEO Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru and some senior officials paid him a courtesy call at Force Headquarters in Abuja.
The IGP acknowledged that the recovery is now at a very critical stage of implementation and assured that the police under its leadership will continue to provide much needed support to AMCON.
“We need to resurrect this directive nationally at all AIGs and CPs to support AMCON within the framework of the law so that the agency can continue to lead its debt collection efforts, which is difficult because some of your Debtors, from experience, go to court to challenge your activities just to waste time, not because they will win the case.
Kuru said AMCON’s mission is national and therefore requires the support of all, especially law enforcement agencies, and urged the IGP to strengthen the police-AMCON working group.
He said: “The police are essential to our recovery efforts through law enforcement etc. We have been able to recover over 1,400 billion naira and over 60 percent has been owed in execution because our debtors will not come to us voluntarily for repayment. “