In a bid to reinvent the image of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and reposition the police spokespersons for optimal performance, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu is organizing a four-day Strategic Training Workshop for Police Public Relations Officers (PPROs) across the country tagged: “Police PROs and Effective Communication in Contemporary Times.”
A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, Monday in Abuja, said the workshop scheduled to hold from October 8 – 11, 2019, at the Banquet Hall of the Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu Lake, Anambra state, is in line, “with the impassioned quest of the IGP to implement the National Community Policing Model.”
According to the Force spokesperson, “The training workshop, which will be coordinated by the Office of the FPRO will bring together all Police Public Relations Officers from the 12 police zonal commands, the 36 state commands, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as well as staff officers of the Force Public Relations Department.
“The training module of the workshop will be delivered by seasoned communication experts from the prestigious School of Media and Communication of the Pan-Atlantic University, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos state, and other top journalists and PR professionals across the country.
“The workshop is being hosted and sponsored by the Anambra State Government with support from other critical stakeholders and will be declared open by Governor of Anambra state, Chief (Dr.) Willie Obiano.”