War Against Terror: Britain Partners With Nigeria Police

IGPnew 600The British Government has pledged its full assistance and mutual collaboration with the Force in its resolve at tackling the crimes of terrorism, kidnapping, piracy and other related crimes.

This pledge was made on Wednesday at the Force Headquarters, Abuja during a courtesy visit by the British High Commissioner, His Excellency Dr. Andrew Pocock, to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar. At the end of the meeting, the
High Commissioner said the British Government would assist the in the areas of capacity building especially as it relates to acquiring requisite skills in general investigation, scene of crime management, counter-terrorism, bomb diffusion/disposal and tracking of kidnappers.

On his part, the IGP, while thanking the British Government its age-long support the , pledged the commitment of the Force to mutual sharing of intelligence as may dictated by the security and law enforcement needs of both . He further promised that the will continue to provide necessary support and relevant background information that will help in tackling the challenges of identity theft, visa fraud and other forms of criminalities in both .

The IGP, who described the relationship between the Nigeria Police and its British counterparts as a “mutually rewarding one”, promised that both will work hard to preserve and promote this long-standing .

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