Writing on her verified Twitter page, Laing said it is a step in the right direction.
In what she described as “excellent news,” she noted that “The Nigeria Police Bill is a key step towards modernisation of the Police.”
Laing also said she was “proud to have played our part in supporting the development of the Bill through our partners @PLACNG.”
President Buhari communicated his assent to the National Assembly through the Clerk of the legislature.
The new Police Act repeals Cap. P19. Laws of the Federation, 2004, and provides for a more effective and well organized Police Force.