Former Nigeria Police chiefs meet in Ibadan, chart improved policing architecture
By Anthony Maliki, Abuja
Former Nigeria Inspectors General of Police are to converge on Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for two days, to deliberate and chart better ways for improved security architecture.
The two-day Retreat has as theme “Intervention of ex-Inspectors General of Police for strategic contribution to effective Policing in Nigeria,” holds at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA), from Monday, August 21, to Wednesday August, 23, 2023.
This was contained in a statement by Ikechukwu Ani for the Secretariat Committee of ex-IGPs 2023 Retreat.
The Retreat is expected to attract all retired Inspectors General of Police, the National Security Adviser, AIG Nuhu Ribadu (rtd), Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase and the Acting Inspector General of Police, Dr. Olukayode Egbetokun.
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde will be the Chief Host.
Several topical papers will be presented at the Retreat. They include “Current State of Police Preparedness; Issues, Challenges and Prospects” and “Strategic actions and steps towards restoring NPF’s primacy in internal security architecture of Nigeria.
There will also be a discussion and experience-sharing session on the imperativeness of employing the experiential knowledge of the retired IGPs in the effective management of internal security in Nigeria.
Retired Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Committee of Retired Inspectors General of Police, Alhaji Aliyu Attah, is the convener of the Retreat, the first in the history of the Committee.