The Inspector-General of Police ,Usman Alkali Baba , has joined his counterparts across the globe at the 3rd United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS) in the United States of America(USA) to discuss ways of strengthening global security and addressing cross-border threats through the unifying power of national and United Nations(UN) policing
Penpushing reports that, the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement said the global platform was the third of its kind, which brings together Heads of Police Organizations from around the globe
The statement said, the number one police in Nigeria on September 1, 2022 addressed the summit under the theme ‘Fostering Sustainable Peace and Development through United Nations Policing’ where he admonished the United Nations (UN) to make policies that will promote sustainable peace and development amongst its member nations.
Penpushing further reports that, Baba said the policy should continuously render necessary assistance towards improved policing system across the globe, an equally assured of the Nigeria Police commitment to extending its manpower for effective peace operations where necessary.
The police boss seized the opportunity to meet with and engage the Under-Secretary-General, Department of Peace Operations, United Nations Headquarters, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, where they deliberated on many policing ideas as they affect the Nigeria Police Force and global security in general.
Penpushing also reports that, Adejobi said the Inspector General of Police in same vein met with the United Nations(UN) Deputy Secretary-General Mrs. Amina J. Mohammad, as well as a visit to the Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Agency, a United States agency that has been supportive in the training and capacity building programmes of the Nigeria Police Force.
The police leadership has earlier promised and assured Nigerians of his commitment to harness all available means, both kinetic and non kinetic, to improve policing system in Nigeria with a view to curbing and suppressing crimes and criminality in the country and this forms the crux and fulcrum of his attendance at the summit.
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