IG orders deployment of digital facility to 36 state commands


* To accelerate action on 500 cases
* Said the police have a pool of 5,000 lawyers

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Usman Baba, has commissioned a new digital facility, the Q-Soft Hybrid Case Management System for the Force Headquarters Legal Department and ordered its deployment to all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory. The facility, a case management system developed by Funmi Quadiri (SAN) and Co, is expected to effectively manage the 500 cases handled by the police across the country. The application is designed to improve the productivity and efficiency of police attorneys by automating the management of files, personnel documents among others. The IG said the project was in pursuit of its police program to deploy state-of-the-art technology in case management, although it said the police had a pool of 5,000 lawyers. He said the software and hardware components of the facility would be deployed to state commands and area headquarters across the country for the efficiency of legal departments. In his remarks, Quadiri said computer equipment at the rs office of the 36-state commands and the FCT alongside training. “With multiple lawyers and over 500 cases scattered across the federation, the Nigerian Police remains one of the largest law firms in the world.” Although cases have been handled manually over the years, the increasing number of cases has made manual handling cumbersome and nearly impossible,” she said. hearings and take action when needed to improve productivity and efficiency.


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