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NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE HOLDS INTERPOL WEEK IN ABUJA

By Aisha Kadala

The Federal Government says it is committed in its continued efforts to protect lives and property in the country.

The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Mohammed  Maigari Dangyadi made this known during the opening ceremony of Interpol Week Twenty Nineteen, in Abuja.

The Minister said he will work with the Inspector-General of Police to ensure that necessary tools and equipment needed by the police are provided, to take policing to the next level.

He also promised to work with other security agencies and international partners to ensure that the Nigeria Police Force becomes a model in law enforcement.

The Interpol Week Twenty Nineteen was declared-open in Abuja by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.

In his speech, the Inspector-General of Police charged the Interpol arrangement to check the entry and circulation of light weapons in Nigeria, assuring that the police under his leadership will strengthen partnership in fighting global crimes.

The IGP said this is the first time Nigeria is hosting Interpol activities in the country.

Highlight of the event was the signing of inter-agency collaborations to end threats of smuggling of light weapons,  narcotics and drugs trafficking, child trafficking, among other crimes.

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