British High Commissioner Meets IGP; Seeks Stronger Tie With Between UK, Nigeria

IGP Suleiman Abba with His Excellency, Mr Andrew Pocock, British High Commissioner to Nigeria during a courtesy visit to the IGP.

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has stated that the Nigeria Police Force will sustain and improve on the existing relationship between it and the British government.

Speaking when he received the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency Dr. Andrew Pocock, Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, the IGP noted that the Nigeria Police Force has benefited immensely from trainings offered by the British authorities and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in the areas of capacity building and development, community policing and other core policing issues.

IGP SULEIMAN ABBA WITH HIS EXCELLENCY, MR ANDREW POCOCK BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIG DURING A COURTESY VISIT TO THE IGP

He reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to the greater improvement of the existing ties between the Nigeria Police and the British government.

Earlier in his speech, Dr. Pocock had stated that he was at the Force Headquarters to congratulate the IGP on his new appointment as the Inspector-General of Police and expressed the wish that, in view of the present challenging times, there is a need not just for a continuation but an improvement on the existing mutually beneficial relationship between his country and the Nigeria Police Force.

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