President Buhari had yesterday commissioned the Police Mobile (PMF) Training College located in Ende hills, Nassarawa state.
The president who was represented by the minister of police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi commended the efforts of the inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu saying “the construction of the college comes as part of unwavering determination by this administration to meet capacity-building needs and training of tactical squad for the ever-expanding operations and deployment needs of the Nigeria Police.
A statement signed by the Force Police Public Relation officer, Dcp Frank Mba, quoted the minister as saying the training college will further address the manpower needs of the newly created police mobile force squadrons across the country.
He said the igp, on his part, observed that the college remains a critical national Asset established as part of the strategic approaches of the Nigeria police to strengthen the capacity of the special and tactical operations arms of the Nigeria police force in dealing with current and emerging security threat in the country on a sustainable basis.
Mba said IGP Adamu Muhammad noted that the new police mobile force training college in Gwoza, Borno, and the one situated at ila-orogun, south-west will also serve as a training ground for police personnel that will be deployed for local and international assignments such as united nation, Africa Union peacekeeping operations as well as support for counter-terrorism training programs.
The FPPRO said the IGP, while noting that the construction of the college was through enormous good will and support from Nassarawa state government, equally appreciated well-meaning Nigerians, individuals and corporate bodies for supporting the development.
“We thanked the Nassarawa state people, the Executive Governor, Dr Abdullahi Sule, Emir of Lafia, justice sidi Barge Mohammed, for their exceptional support for the accomplishment of the project”