Police Veterans Foundation To Assist Retired Officers Navigate Post Service Challenges – Arase

….. Foundation for launch Tuesday, March 5

The Police Veterans Foundation established to comprehensively support and uplift Police veterans who have dutifully served their country and are transitioning out of active duty will be launched this Tuesday March 5th 2024 in Abuja.The ceremony holds at the Auditorium of the Police Service Commission Corporate Headquarters in Jabi, Abuja.

In a press release on Friday, 1st March 2024 signed by the PSC Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said that the Foundation, a brainchild of like-minded retired Police Officers is set up to address the growing concerns and pressures faced by retired Police Officers.

The son of a former Police Officer and Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno will be the Chairman of the occasion while his other Governor – colleagues, Ministers, National Assembly Members, captains of Industries are expected to grace the Occasion.

Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, retired Inspector General of Police and Chairman Police Service Commission said the Foundation will create a nurturing environment that offers guidance, resources and avenues for Police Veterans to successfully navigate post-service challenges.

According to him, the Foundation will provide holistic assistance and support to Police Veterans during their transition to civilian life, ensuring their well-being, dignity and seamless integration into the society.

Dr. Arase noted that one of its aims is to seek for resources and provide succour to children of Police Officers, in terms of employment opportunities, skill acquisitions and other things adding that another objective of the Foundation “is to engage competent and capable retired Officers as valuable resources for training and retraining programmes for both the Nigeria Police Force and the Police Service Commission.

He promised that the Police Veterans Foundation will strive to make a meaningful and positive impact on the lives of Police veterans and their communities.

Already the Chairman of the Body of retired Inspectors General of Police, Alhaji Aliyu Attah, GCON, will be leading a strong delegation of retired Inspectors General and several other retired senior Police Officers to the Launch.