Abuja - The Inspector General of Police,
Mr Solomon Arase, has charged security agencies in the country to collaborate
to secure the lives and property of Nigerians.
Arase gave the charge at the second Security and Justice
Sector Institution and Information Coordination meeting in Abuja on Thursday.
Arase was represented by Mr Danazumi Doma, Deputy
Inspector-General of Police, in charge of Force Criminal Investigations
He said that the meeting was aimed at security agencies
strategising and reviewing their operational activities from time to time.
"The essence of the meeting is for the services and the
justice sector to rub minds, synergise together so that this country and
Nigerians will be safe and secure,’’ he said.
He charged the participants to be dedicated and contribute
meaningfully to the discussion.
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Earlier, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Hashimu
Argungu, Department of Training and Development, said that the meeting was to
further deepen the training.
Argungu represented by AIG. Olufemi Adenaike urged security
agencies to sustain the collaboration to engender effective inter-agency
"May I reiterate the position of the Nigeria Police Force
that this initiative is a laudable one and it should be sustained by all
agencies to engender effective inter-agency collaboration,’’ Argungu said.
The meeting continued behind closed doors after the opening
Stakeholders at the meeting include, representatives of the
Nigeria Army, Police, Nigeria Prison Service, Nigeria Custom Service, Nigeria
Security and Civil Defence Corp, National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in
Persons, among others.