The Nigeria Police Force has announced its plans to partner with the German Governmet on ways to reposition the Force towards making it more effective and efficient in key areas of Operations. 

Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba made this known in Abuja while receiving a high-level delegation of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday.

According to the NPF, "The visit continued discussions aimed at creating, designing and running a Police Reform programme for the Nigeria Police Force with support from the German Government through its Global Security Sector Reform Foundation (GS-F)."

"The collaboration is focused on enhancing the capacity of the Nigeria Police Force in thematic areas of training, intelligence gathering, forensic capabilities, information and communication technology and human rights-based Policing to catalyze a result-oriented reform in key sectors of the Nigeria Police structure and bring about a paradigm shift in alignment with global best standards.", the Police statement read in part. 

Mr. Alexandre Callegaro, Deputy Director for West and Central Africa, German Federal Foreign Office led his Country's delegation of high ranking serving and retired Police Officers. 

The Nigerian contingent was led by the IGP, who was represented by the DIG in charge of F and A, DIG Sanusi Lemu and other members of the Force Management Team, which includes Senior Officers from various Departments.

The IGP also stated that Nigerians should expect an improved Force in critical Operational areas, while expressing the willingness of the Police leadership to embrace reforms in all sectors of the Nigeria Police. 

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