The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu has inaugurated the Zone 13 Nigeria Police Headquarters at Ukpo in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The newly-created zone covers the three South-East states of Ebonyi, Enugu and Anambra.
In a message read on his behalf by a Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), Mr Celestine Okoye, Adamu said that siting the zonal headquarters in Anambra would boost the operations of the police in the South-East.
He said the process of locating the zonal headquarters at Ukpo was not easy, thanking President Muhammadu Buhari for approving Ukpo community as zone 13 headquarters.
The IGP disclosed that the police authorities would soon inaugurate a Mobile Police Base in Nsugbe in the Anambra East Local Government Area.