IGP Leads Nigerian Delegation to Interpol Meeting in UAE
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) in company with some senior police officers are representing Nigeria at the 87th INTERPOL General Assembly Dubai, UAE. The program which started November 18 is slated to last till 21 November 2018.
The 19th Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris, is making frantic efforts at tackling security challenges and combat organized crimes in Nigeria, hence, the needed collaboration with other International Security Bodies, such as INTERPOL. This necessitated his attendance at the INTERPOL General Assembly.
The event is aimed at breeding cooperation with police chiefs around the world and building capacity of the Force.
His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai kicked off the event on Sunday with 192 INTERPOL member countries in attendance.
The Police Chiefs, officials of public security departments and global experts are discussing issues that bother around safety and security issues worldwide with particular attention to fight against terrorism and other organized crimes. The ultimate goal is devising a plan to make the world a safer place.