Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has set up a new Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team that will fill the gaps arising from dissolution of the defunct SARS.
According to the Force Headquarters PRO, Frank Mba, the SWAT team are to commence training at the different Police tactical training institutions nationwide, next week.
It says Prospective members of this new team will also undergo psychological and medical examination to ascertain their fitness and eligibility for the new assignment.
Similarly, personnel from the Police Commands in South-East and the South-South will be trained at the Counter-Terrorism College, Nonwa-Tai, Rivers State.
The statement adds that those from the Police Commands from the North and the South-West will be trained at the Police Mobile Force Training College, Ende, Nasarawa State and the Police Mobile Force Training College, Ila-Orangun, Osun State, respectively.