The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has commissioned the newly constructed and first Nigeria Police Public Relations School in Lafia the Nasarawa State Capital.
At the commissioning, the IGP noted that the School is one of the legacy projects of the Force within the past 2 years and will help to breed a more people friendly, professional and human rights compliant Police Force.
Adding that it will also improve capacity and bridging public relations knowledge gaps amongst personnel of the Force.
He opined that the construction of the School is in agreement with the vision of the Force to promote quality service delivery through constant training and re-training of personnel of the Force.
The IGP assured that the School will bring policing closer to the people and foster improved police-citizens relationship.
Adamu thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for providing necessary training infrastructural requirement and other organizational assets for the police Force and appreciated the Governor of Nasarawa State and the host community for providing a serene and conducive environment for the construction of the School.
In a remark, the Governor of Nasarawa State Engr. Abdullahi Sule, commended the IGP for the laudable project and assured of the Government’s continued support towards the smooth running of the School and the Police in general.
In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, the Nigeria Police PR School is open to all lovers of knowledge within and outside the shores of Nigeria and shall be offering relevant programs in the field of public relations, emotional intelligence, psychology, sociology, community policing, strategic leadership among others.