IGP harps on effective communication to boost security


The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has partnered with the Business Education Examinations Council to train the Police Public Relations Corps headed by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

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The Corps comprises of Zonal Police Public Relations Officers, State Command Police Public Relations Officers, Liaison Officers, and officers from the Force Public Relations Department, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Adejobi said in a statement on Sunday that the three-day training which held in Lekki, Lagos State between August 16 and 19, 2022, focused on channels, methodology, and strategies for effective crisis communication, and was domesticated to the peculiar Nigerian situation with relevant case studies and simulations.

He said the training equally explored and simplified grey areas in police public partnership for an effective and citizen-led policing system.

The said training for Communication and Public Relations experts in the Nigeria Police Force coincided with the ongoing training for officers and men on Election Security Management towards the 2023 General Elections, being held across the six Geo-Political Zones of the country, with a view to having harmonised, actionable, effective and acceptable election security in Nigeria.

The Inspector-General of Police has emphasized his commitment to promoting core values of modern policing agenda within the Nigeria Police Force via regular and sound training and retraining.

He urged citizens, as strategic stakeholders in security management, to continuously collaborate with the Police to achieve the all-round reform agenda of his administration.