The Police Service Commission will on Monday, 19th November, 2018 in Enugu, begin deliberations on how to chart a new direction for Nigeria Police Force. The Commission has assembled stakeholders in the policing sector and other high profile Resource Persons who are expected to converge at the Coal city to brainstorm on the best way forward for the Force.
Expected at the Commission’s 4-day Management Retreat with theme: “Repositioning and Strengthening the Police Service Commission for Effective Mandate Delivery” are the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the hierarchy of the Force in the South East; the Chairman of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Police Affairs; Human Rights and Development bodies; Representatives from the British High Commission and American Embassy; The Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms and National Coordinator of SERVICOM among others.
The Retreat is expected to produce a strategic plan that would serve as a roadmap for the Commission’s decision making processes in a robust pursuit of its mandate. The Commission is constitutionally charged with the responsibilities of Recruitment, Promotion and Discipline of officers of the Nigeria Police up to the rank of Deputy – Inspector General.
Two papers, “PSC: From Potential to Effective Mandate Delivery” and “PSC/Police Relationship: Making it beneficial for Nigerians” will be delivered at the Retreat by seasoned Resource Persons while technical sessions and discussions will also hold.
Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, (Rtd) Inspector General of Police said the Retreat will set the agenda for the new Management inaugurated on July 25th 2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari. He noted that the Commission is committed to speedily repositioning the Police Force for optimum efficiency and effectiveness.


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