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DINGYADI Task Staff on Service Delivery



The Honourable Minister of Police Affairs,  Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi has reaffirmed his readiness to ensure the entire staff of the Ministry of Police Affairs contributes their quota to the success of the Ministry and the nation at large through commitment, accountability and hard work, noting that effective service delivery is Key to national development. He made this known in Abuja during his familiarization meeting with the staff of the Ministry recently. Dingyadi stressed that staff welfare and training is central to his style of administration since it aids productivity, but warned   ineffective staff of the consequence they tend to face.

The Permanent Secretary, Dr. Maurice Nnamdi Mbaeri in his remarks, commended the entire staff of the Ministry for maintaining good conduct despite paucity of fund for appropriate take-off and assured them of a better working condition since year 2020 budget have been approved.  Mbaeri said that for the Ministry to record adequate success, the management and staff must be willing to collaborate and work in harmonious manner. He added that the Ministry will institute an Award System for staff who shows diligence and effectiveness in service. Responding to questions from staff of the ministry,  he assured them that approval has been giving for staff auditing throughout the 36 states to enable government reduce wastages and fraud.

Comrade Basset Edet , representing the Chairman  Joint Council Union of the Ministry while delivering his speech, implored the management to carry the staff along  so as to keep all abreast. He equally tasked the staff to show professionalism in their respective fields. Bassey emphasized on the need to carry out a complete audit of the staff while acknowledging the fact that the Ministry of Police Affairs has staff in all the 36 states of the federation.

You may recall that the Ministry of Police Affairs was merged with Interior  Ministry in 2015. Due to the uprising of insecurity in the country, Mr. President re-established her in August 2019.
The Ministry of Police Affairs is saddled with the responsibility of Supervision and formulation of policies that would ensure efficient, effective and technology driven policing of the country.

Odutayo Oluseyi

Head, Press and Public Relations Unit MPA

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Police Academy Bill Set to be Harmonized


In a bid to address contentious areas of the Police Academy (Establishment Bill e.t.c), 2018 for a more invigorated and professional policing in Nigeria, a committee saddled with this responsibility was inaugurated by the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi.

Speaking at the inauguration which was held in Abuja, 12th February, 2020, the Hon. Minister ably represented by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Maurice Nnamdi Mbaeri, said the inauguration of the committee is as a result of the retreat organized by the Senate committee on Police affairs in collaboration with the Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre in Lagos where contentious issues of the Bill was analyzed.

Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi explained that the committee membership was carefully selected to reflect various stakeholders who were free to consult and engage others for all-inclusiveness. The terms of reference to the members of the committee are as follows;

  1. To carefully study the entire content of the Nigeria Police Academy (Establishment e.t.c) Bill 2018.
  2. Obtain, Collate and examine input from the various stakeholders regarding the Bill.
  3. Obtain views and inputs and compare and contrast situations and circumstances from similar security training institutions such as Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA), Police Staff College, Jos (PSC) Police Anti-Terrorism School, Tai, Rivers State e.t.c.
  4. Prepare and recommend a Harmonized Document out of the Nigeria Police Academy (Establishment e.t.c) Bill, 2018 for presentation to the Senate Committee on Police Affairs for further necessary action.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Haliru Dauda Jika who was at the inauguration challenged the committee to work expeditiously bearing in mind national interest at all times. He informed the committee that as soon as they submit their report, a public hearing will be organized in respect of the Bill.

The Chairman and Commissioner, Police Service Commission, Barr. Tommy Mom, in his remark, expressed gratitude while pledging to deliver the report at the stipulatedtime.
The 10- man committee members who are expected to submit their report in 2 weeks’ time are as follows;

  1. Barr. Tommy Mom, Commissioner, PSC                                  – Chairman
  2. Rep. Of Inspector General of Police                                                   – Member
  3. Rep. Of Commandant (POLAC)                                                          – Member
  4. Barr. Sani Abdulazeez                                                                            – Member
  5. Rep. Of SA to Mr. President on NASS Matters                                    – Member
  6. Ibrahim Nureni, Director (Legal) Ministry of Police Affairs                 – Member
  7. Yahaya A. Muhammed, D(PRS) Ministry of Police Affairs                  – Member
  8. Rep. Of CLEEN Foundation                                                                    – Member
  9. AIG J. Egbunike (Police Budget & Accounts)                                     – Member
  10. Zubairu Muhammed, Director(PSD), M PA                           – Member/Secretary




Odutayo Oluseyi

Head Press and Public Relations (MPA)

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