Buhari Commissions Police College In Nasarawa State


The President and Commander-in-Chief of
the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu
Buhari GCFR, has commissioned the newly constructed Police
Mobile Force Training College, Ende Hills,
Nasarawa State. The President, who was
represented by the Honourable Minister of
Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi,
observed that the construction of the college
comes as part of unwavering determination
by his administration to meet capacity
building needs and training of Tactical
Squads for the ever expanding operations
and deployment needs of the Nigeria Police
Force. He noted that this will further address
the manpower needs of the newly created
PMF Squadrons across the country.

Similarly, the Inspector General of Police, IGP
M.A Adamu, NPM, mni observed that the
college a Critical National Security Asset
was established as part of the strategic
approaches of the Nigeria Police Force to

strengthen the capacity of the special and
tactical operations arms of the Nigeria Police
Force in dealing with current and emerging
security threats in the country on
sustainable basis. The IGP also noted that
the new PMF College will complement the
existing PMF Training Colleges in Gwoza,
Borno State (North-East) and Ila Oragun,
Osun State (South-West) and will also serve
as a training ground for police personnel that
will be deployed for local and international
assignments such as the UN/AU
Peacekeeping Operations as well as support
for Counter-Terrorism Training programs.

The IGP, while noting that the construction of
the college was through enormous goodwill,
and support from the Nasarawa State
Government, well-meaning individuals and
corporate bodies as part of their Corporate
Social Responsibilities (CSR), thanked the
State Government, the Executive Governor of
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule,
HRH Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad (Rtd),
the Emir of Lafia Emirate and all other
traditional rulers, the host community,
corporate organizations and well-meaning
Nigerians whose goodwill and exceptional
support ensured the accomplishment of the
project. The IGP also thanked them for being
physically present during the ceremony.

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