The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has commissioned the Nigeria Police Mobile Force Training College in Nasarawa State which becomes the third of such in Nigeria.
The first is in Gwoza, Borno State
and the second is in Illa-Orogun, Osun State.
Speaking at the commissioning of the Police Mobile Force
Training School, Ende Hills, Nasarawa Eggon LGA of Nasarawa State, the IGP disclosed how the event gives him a deep sense of professional fulfilment and informed the guests that plans are underway to establish the fourth Police Mobile Training School in Sokoto to further strengthen the operational capacity development plans.
He said it is imperative for the
Police to continually explore opportunities for capacity
development of its personnel, particularly, those that are relied
upon to respond to major threats to internal security.
“Specialized training is key to effective planning, coordination,
and successful operations of the Police, especially at this time that
the nation is faced with the threats of terrorism, banditry,
kidnapping and armed robbery.
“I wish to at this juncture, re-assure the nation of our unwavering
determination to continue to explore innovative approaches
towards restoring a stable internal security order in the country. I
am confident that with the continued trust, partnership and
support of governments at all levels, strategic stakeholders and
citizens, the Police shall be re-energised and motivated to deliver
policing services that will meet the expectations of all” the IGP added.
Adamu opined that the increasing complex threats that the Police, as the primary internal security agency are grappling with, necessitated the established new Mobile Police Squadrons and expand the capacity of the Counterterrorism Unit and the Police Special Forces to deal with the threats.
He added that the initiative has
widen the training requirements of the Nigeria Police.
The Police Boss, appreciated the Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Mohammad Dingyadi, Emir of Lafia, Retired Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad I and all those who contributed to the success of the project.