By Deborah Coker
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, stated on Friday that 147 officers of the Nigeria Police Force and sister safety businesses in Zone 5, have been educated to counter terrorism.
The I-G made this disclosure on the closing ceremony of the five-day National Counter Terrorism Incident Commanders’ Management Course held in Benin.
Idris represented by Commissioner of Police in Edo, Mr Johnson Kokumo, stated that the Force would proceed to synergise with sister safety businesses to counter terrorism.
“The Nigeria Police will proceed to accomplice with different sister safety businesses to curb any type of felony actions, particularly terrorism within the nation.
“The coaching is a transparent indication of the willingness of police to synergize with sister safety businesses to maintain peace within the nation.
“The coaching is to impart new safety data on the members.
“The Police will all the time make his officers and males obtainable to attend comparable coaching when referred to as upon by sister safety businesses,’’ he stated.
In his remarks, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Emmanuel Aina, urged the members to cultivate the thematic considerations of the coaching of their numerous formation and businesses.
He stated the coaching has additional uncovered the members to taking pressing steps to reply to emergencies well timed with out recourse to who ought to take the lead with different safety businesses.
Earlier, the lead facilitator for the coaching, CSP Okon Asuquo, thanked the I-G for approving the coaching.
He stated the coaching has additional uncovered members to up to date policing difficult points by group dialogue, shows, simulations and lectures.
He stated the priority was to show virtually numerous matters akin to main incidents, methodology of terrorist assaults, and multi-agency response to incidents.
The 147 officers drawn from the Police, Army, FRSC, NSCDC, EDSMA, Nigeria Fire Service, and DSS, who efficiently participated within the coaching programme, had been offered with certificates. (NAN)