US Ambassador Visits IGP, Donates High-tech Bomb Disposal Robots, Equipment To Police

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba on Wednesday, 20th August, 2014 at Force Headquarters, Abuja, received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, James F. Entwistle.

The US Ambassador congratulated the Ag. IGP on his new appointment as the country’s number one policeman expressing appreciation to the Nigeria Police Force for its high level of co-operation and huge partnership with the US Embassy in Nigeria.

The Ambassador thereafter presented high-tech bomb disposal robots/equipment to the Nigeria Police Force. He also reassured the Ag. IGP that his country will continue to render relevant supports to the Force in the areas of training and security cooperation.

The IGP, while responding, appreciated the Ambassador’s courtesy visit and thanked the US government for assisting the Nigeria Police Force in areas of investigation, management of scenes of crimes as well as position of equipment.

Describing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) executed by the Nigeria Police Force and the US government recently as a huge partnership that will improve and modernize police training in Nigeria, the IGP restated his commitment to continue to drive reforms and transformation of the force in order to reposition the force for better service delivery promising that the newly donated equipment would be put to effective use.


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