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Police Of My Dream Will  Be Technology Driven, Knowledge Base; Arase


Chairman  Police Service Commission (PSC) former Inspector General of Police, Dr. Solomon Arase has declared that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) under his commission will be technology driven and knowledge base.

A press release on February 27 by the Head, Press and Public Relations Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed that Arase who said this while receiving a delegation from the University of Jos in his office led by the University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Tanko Ishaya also announced partnership and collaboration with the Institution.

The delegation was in the Commission to seek for partnership and collaboration  between the Commission and the University in areas of training, research and knowledge acquisition. 

The PSC Chairman  used the occasion to announce that he has a dream of a Nigeria Police Force that is technology driven and knowledge based, stressing that this has been his  priority since he assumed Office as the Chairman of the Commission.

He noted that Policing has become scientific and technology driven and promised to partner with the University of Jos to develop our Officers for the challenging task of modern policing. 

“Police is no more manual or analogue, it has become knowledge based and technology driven and this is the only way we can confront the security challenges facing our nation. We can only reclaim and occupy the ungoverned spaces when we embrace this modern policing” he noted.

Dr. Arase traced his long standing relationship with the University of Jos and promised to patronise the University in the training of both the Commission staff and Officers of the Nigeria Police Force.

He assured the visitors that the Commission will partner and collaborate with the University to build a new crop of Officers and Men that will change the face of Policing in Nigeria for the better. He said efforts  are in place to improve the training manuals in our colleges to be in tandem with other training colleges  in other advanced nation’s.

Earlier, the Vice Chancellor of the University had told the PSC Chairman that the delegation was in his office to discuss possible areas of collaboration and partnership with the Commission.

Prof Ishaya said the University can assist train Nigeria Police Officers in  cyber security, intelligence gathering, psychology,  law and other fields that would help them improve their policing duties. 

“We have experts, we have the manpower, we also have a Directorate of internal security  and we can put together a training manual/programmes for the Police”, he told the PSC Chairman

The Vice Chancellor’s delegation include, Prof Joash Ojo Amupitan, SAN, Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Dr. Rejoice James Songden, Registrar and Mr. Philip Fada Umbugala, Bursar.

Others  are Mr. Nansak Nimchak, Yakubu Gomos, Dr. Lami Temine, Mrs. Shitnaan Hoomkwap and Nasuk Maigida.


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