IGP Drives Global Coalition Against Trans-Border Crimes, Hosts Interpol

………..Hosts 2019 Interpol Week

Nigeria for the first time will be hosting a conference of the International Police, INTERPOL in Abuja from August 23 to 29, 2019 with the theme: A Safer World with the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu playing host to officers from about 194 member countries.

In a statement force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba said the event will be held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja is; “In line with his unalloyed commitment to drive global collaboration towards effectively addressing prevailing and emerging crimes such as terrorism, violent extremism, kidnapping, arms smuggling and illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons, cybercrime, cattle rustling, human trafficking, maritime insecurity, herders and farmers’ conflict amongst others in Nigeria, the Sahel region and other countries in the African continent.

“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”.

“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.