14th World Police Summit; Nigeria Explores Bilateral Cooperation With Dubai Police

….. As IGP Optimistic of Better Policing System in Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun having engaged actively at the 14th World Police Summit in Dubai, has showcased Nigeria’s commitment to international policing standards.

In a press release on Friday, 8th March 2024 signed by the Force Spokesperson, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that in a significant development, following the summit, IGP Egbetokun was warmly received at the Dubai Police Headquarters on March 8th by Lt. Gen. Abdulla Khalifa Obaid Al Marri, the esteemed Commander-In-Chief of Dubai Police, and the Dubai Management Team.

According to Adejobi, the visit provided an invaluable opportunity for both police chiefs and their respective delegations to engage in extensive discussions exploring the potential for bilateral cooperation and the sharing of intelligence. Fruitful deliberations took place, underscoring the mutual interest of Nigeria and Dubai in enhancing collaborative efforts in the realm of law enforcement. Among the topics discussed were strategies for combating transnational crime, bolstering security measures, and fostering closer ties between the two nations’ police forces.

The statement read, “A poignant moment captured during the visit was Lt. Gen. Abdulla Khalifa Obaid Al Marri, the Commander-In-Chief, Dubai Police, presenting a token of appreciation to IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, PhD, NPM, symbolizing the spirit of cooperation and goodwill between the two law enforcement entities.

“As Nigeria continues to prioritize global partnerships in its efforts to combat crime and ensure the safety and security of its citizens, the promising discussions held between the Nigerian Police Force and Dubai Police heralds a new chapter of collaboration in the fight against transnational threats, the statement concluded.