The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Usman Baba, has approved a new and improved dress code for women police officers in the country.
The Acting Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made this known in a statements in Abuja.
Adejobi said the new dress code would permit female police officers to wear stud earrings, and headscarf under their berets or peak caps as the case may be while in uniform.
He said that the dress code was unveiled during the I-G’s meeting with strategic police managers on Thursday.
According to him, police have 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 work place for optimum output and professionalism.