Nigeria Police partner German Govt, reaffirm commitment to Human-Rights-Based Policing


Nigeria Police Force has received a delegation of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and promised to remain committed to Human-Rights-Based Policing. The German delegation visited on Tuesday at the Force headquarters in Abuja.

In a statement signed by the Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, the IGP said the Nigeria Police is ready to cooperate with the German delegation and other development partners on creating enabling platform for general reforms of the Force to promote professionalism, human-rights-based and effective policing of the country.

The statement added that “the collaboration is focused on enhancing the capacity of the Nigeria Police Force in thematic areas of training, intelligence gathering, forensic capabilities, information, and communication technology, and human rights-based policing to catalyze a result-oriented reform in key sectors of the Nigeria Police structure and bring about a paradigm shift in alignment with global best standards.”

The meeting with the German delegation was also aimed at creating, designing, and running a Police Reform programme for the Nigeria Police Force with support from the German Government through its Global Security Sector Reform Foundation (GS-F).


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