No fewer than 114 recruit constables of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday passed out from the Police College in Oji River, Enugu State.
DSP Ebere Amarizu, the spokesperson of Enugu State Police Command, made the disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen on Friday in Enugu.
He said the officers included mechanics and painters.
Others are marine deck officers, mounted troopers, welders, tailors, dog handlers, nurses and iron benders.
The statement described the event as memorable despite the fact that some officers fell along the way and could not make it to the last day.
It said the Inspector-General of Police (I-GP), represented by Mr Danmallam Mohammed, Enugu State Police Commissioner, urged the successful officers to be shining examples.
“The IGP, Mr Ibrahim Idris urged the officers to be change agents and good ambassadors of the force.
“He also urged them to keep away from illegal conducts capable of tarnishing their personality and the image of the police.
“He further warned on the need to respect the tenets of human rights and to be guided by the principle of emotional intelligence.
“He also urged them to be disciplined and respect constituted authority,” the statement quoted the IGP as saying.
The statement said the Commandant of the College, CP Anthony Ogboji, said that 10 of the trainees fell on the way and could not make it to the end.
He said the affected trainees were screened out.