The Police Service Commission (PSC) said the police retreat is to build capacity to improve service delivery.
In a statement, Head, Press and Public Relations Ikechukwu Ani said UNDP supports the 4-day Management Retreat in Benin, Edo State.
“It is expected to deliver an action plan for the Commission which will assist in its oversight of the Police, especially in its Reform Programme,” the statement stated.
The statement states that the Commission must internally reform before leading the Police reform for successful service delivery.
“The Retreat will bring together the Commission’s Management Team, including Directors and Heads of Departments, select senior Police Officers tangential to the assignment, the Ministry of Police Affairs, Human Rights Commission, Civil Society Organizations, the UN delegation, and Association of Retired Police Officer Other groups include UN Women, RULAC, Academics, and End SARS.
Dr. Solomon Arase, PSC Chairman, said the Commission aims to clean up to help the Police lead the nation’s internal security.
He said, “We will look at what has worked in the Commission, the challenges, the drawbacks and with our eminent and distinguished invitees put together a working document for efficient and effective Police oversight.”
Arase vowed that the Commission will continue to establish policies for the Nigeria Police Force and collaborate with stakeholders and non-state actors to improve service delivery.