Trans-border crime: IGP to host 2019 INTERPOL week

In a bid to drive global collaboration towards effectively addressing emerging crime trend in Nigeria, the Sahel region and other countries in the African continent, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu would host the 2019 INTERPOL Week.

Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) DCP Frank Mba in a press statement, Wednesday in Abuja, said/the event, tagged “A Safer World” would hold at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, from August 23-29, 2019.

He said, “The INTERPOL week, which will have in attendance the National Central Bureau (NCB) focal officers from the 194 INTERPOL member countries, security experts from across the globe, other security and safety agencies in Nigeria including the NDLEA, EFCC, NIS, NCS, NAPTIP and NAFDAC, is targeted at fine-tuning the existing working partnerships amongst security organizations within and outside Nigeria with a view to improving on the security situation in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.”

The spokesperson further stated that it is the expectation of the IGP that at the end of the week-long colloquium, the competences and capacities of the participants would have been greatly enhanced towards effectively addressing the challenges of policing in the 21st century.

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