As part of preventative measures to combat vehicle theft, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has established a platform for Nigerians to report instances of vehicle theft.
Goldennewsng reports in a statement released on Wednesday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the digitalized platform known as the Central Motor Registry (CMR), which was completed and commissioned by the IGP, is located at the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
He said the stage send off followed the “IGP’s journey to guarantee a computerized climate for policing the country for powerful and more proactive measures in wrongdoing counteraction, examination, and indictment.”
He stated, “The newly digitalized Central Motor Registry Command Centre will make it possible for members of the public to report vehicles stolen from as far back as January 1, 2018, to input the vehicle details on the online platform to serve as a reliable data point for the possible recovery of the vehicle.” This applies to vehicles that have not yet been recovered.
In addition, “the platform will process information about motor vehicles to support police operations and efforts to enhance national security.”
Adejobi stated that the CMR has two Command Centers in Abuja and Lagos, and that 37 Information Centers are located across the country and in the Federal Capital Territory. The first batch of the CMR’s e-Enforcement Operational Patrol Vehicles includes 200 vehicles with automatic number plate recognition on them.
He likewise asked Nigerians and different occupants in the country to exploit the stage at https://reportcmr.npf.gov.ng to transfer their vehicle data on the site with impact from seventh December 2022, as a security step for keeping it from being taken and once again enlisted.