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Ministry of Police Affairs, Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF)Poised to Show Worthiness to MR. President

Temitope Fashedemi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs has said that he with the support of the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi will run an open-door policy in order to achieve the mandate of the Ministry as a way of showing worthiness to Mr. President for entrusting part of the security of the Nation to the Ministry. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the management of Police Trust Fund to the management of the Ministry of Police Affairs, on Friday 9th October, 2020, Temitope emphasized on the need for all the agencies under the Ministry of Police affairs to collaborate and work towards achieving the corporate mandate of its existence.

Earlier, the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF) Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto said that the main reason for the visit is to congratulate the Permanent Secretary on his appointment as he is a man whose wealth of experience and invaluable contributions to the Public Service and the nation cannot be underestimated. Ahmed, while soliciting for corporation, reiterated that the Nigeria Police Trust Fund is willing to work with the ministry as a team in ensuring that its mandate is realized. “it is therefore imperative that we work as a team to realize the set objectives and to move the Nigeria Police Force Forward”.

 

Explaining further, the NPTF boss hinted that the Trust Fund is envisioned to build a well-equipped and well-motivated Nigeria Police Force that would be prompt and responsive to security challenges in line with global standards and best practices. He noted that the Trust Funds mission is to provide the critical needs that would ensure the overall improvement and efficiency in the discharge of the duties and responsibilities of the Nigeria Police force, its auxiliary colleges and institutions. Ahmed expressed his desire for collectiveness in the discharge of duties as it will aid enhancement in service delivery.

Barr. Bolanle Omoluabi, Director, Legal Services, Ministry of Police Affairs in his vote of thanks, expressed gratitude for the efforts being put in place by the Ministry and the NPTF in mapping out strategies in combating insecurity which is Mr. President’s No. 1 agenda in this Next Level dispensation.

Odutayo Oluseyi

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Nigeria and U.S Has Cordial Relationship in Policing-Dingyadi

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Nigeria and U.S Has Cordial Relationship in Policing-Dingyadi

The Honorable Minister of Police Affairs Alhaji Mohammad Maigari Dingyadi has said that Mr. Presidents number one agenda in this Next Level dispensation is to guarantee the security of lives and properties of the citizens of this great nation, Nigeria. This led to the re-establishment of the Ministry of Police Affairs.

In his speech during the courtesy call of the U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E Beth Leonard to the Ministry on Tuesday, 10th March 2020, Dingyadi noted that great cordial relationship has existed between the U S and Nigeria especially in the area of policing.

Explaining one of the steps the Ministry is taking in making sure there is better policing, he said that the Police Trust Fund will aid in training of the men of the Police force maximally and ensuring their welfare. On the issue of community policing, Dinyadi noted that currently, Nigeria has about 350,000 (three hundred and fifty thousand police men which is not enough if we must think of appropriate policing, thus, the introduction of community policing.

Nigerian Minister of Police Affairs, US Ambassador to Nigeria and Permanent Secretary (MPA), Management of (MPA) and Deligates at the Visit of US Ambassador to MPA

The Minister said that adequate infrastructure needs to be put in place as more logistics and support is needed by the police.

Speaking earlier, the Ambassador of the U.S to Nigeria, H.E Beth Leonard said it has become pertinent that the US understands Nigeria’s priorities, challenges and issues because U.S and Nigeria have come a long way in policing.

Dr. Maurice Nnamdi Mbaeri, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Police Affairs in his closing remark highlighted the need for U S to co-operate with Nigeria in the area of insecurity, curbing corruption and growing the economy in order to reduce the unemployment rate which is the canker worm that has aggravated the insecurity faced today.

While thanking the envoy on finding time to embark on such important visit, Mbaeri seized the opportunity to implore the US to assist in combatting Corona virus, noting that two cases have been identified in Nigeria. “U.S is far more advanced than Nigeria and it is hoped that they assist in combating this global health threat called Corona virus”.

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FG Committed to Quality Education Police Affairs Minister Tells Nances

The Honourable Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi has assured youths, of Government commitment to quality education and security which will engender a peaceful environment particularly at the Colleges of Education. He made this statement while receiving the Executive members of the National Association of Nigerian Colleges of Education in his office on Monday, 7/10/19.

The Minister commended the zeal to learn and the peace in colleges of Education, due to the able leadership of the President. He said teacher education is significant because teachers produce all class of professions in the country.

While promising to honour their invitation on the forth coming seminar, he assured them he is still part of the Association even though he is called to serve as a Minister of the Federal Republic.

Speaking earlier, Comrade Mammud Abubakar, President of the Association along with his team congratulated the Honourable Minister of Police Affairs on his appointment.  He said the Association is happy that the Hon. Minister is at a vantage position in government to help students of Colleges of Education particularly in the area of security since he was once their Board Chairman.

While corroborating the fact that the Nigeria Colleges of Education is the most progressive of all institutions in the country, he informed the Minister that there are 157 Colleges of Education nationwide mainly in rural areas which require security going by the current security challenges in the country.

He concluded by wishing the inviting the Hon. Minister to speak at a seminar later in the year

 

Odutayo Oluseyi

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IG’s Visit to MPA

Minister of Police Affairs and his Permanent Secretary, Dr Maurice Nnamdi at a strategic meeting with the Inspector General of Police on deepening community policing to tackle Insurgency, Kidnapping and other violent crimes in Nigeria.

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