Abuja – The German Police have organized a seven-day International Police Training for operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Department of State Services (DSS) in Lagos.
According to an EFCC the training, entitled, "Principles and Methods of Police Evaluation," was a capacity-building and international collaborative initiative, facilitated by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The training is held at the Conference Hall of the Commission office in Lagos.
Thirty participants, comprising twenty from the EFCC and ten from the DSS, will benefit from the programme.
German Consul-General, Michael Derus, explained that the training was aimed at honing the skills of all the participants in operational analysis; collation, sorting and evaluation of information from suspects and developing credible and reliable conclusions from it.
“The training is of great importance. it is demanding and intense and it underlies the cooperation between the German Police and the EFCC” he said.
A participant, Seun Ogunduyile, said that the training gave her new insights into contemporary methods of police evaluation.
“It was an enriching training. Although the teaching and presentation were intense and deep and required stamina and concentration, I was refreshed and enriched by them.”
Another participant, Nweke Chidi, said the training was “simply fantastic”.
Head of Operations, Lagos Zonal Office of the EFCC, Iliyasu Kwarbai, said the training reinforced the cordial relationship between the German Police and the EFCC.
“We are collaborating well and it is a mutually rewarding relationship between the two organizations,” he said.
- CAJ News