For the first time in history, the National Police Service has barred family members and friends from attending police graduation in a new directive issued on Wednesday, November 24 that the move was aimed at curbing the increasing terror threats in the country.
The National Police Service College Embakasi A campus for the Administration Police and the Campus B for the General Service Unit are slated for their graduation on Monday, November 29 and the communication from the headquarters confirmed that no invitation cards will be sent out to families, friends or civilians ahead of the function.
No visitors will be allowed in the college on the eve of passing out. This order takes effect from Wednesday when the Inspector General of Police will be the Chief Guest reviewing the parade and will remain in force,” an excerpt from the directive read.
The notice further requires that all attendees of the event and the staff members be in full uniform with all commanders urged to ensure that this directive was implemented as failure to it will lead to disciplinary actions.
The police service states that the directive is one of the measures they have put in place to manage the rate of terror threats in the country.