..As IGP Harps on Gender Sensitivity

By Frederick Peters, KADUNA.

NEWSDAILYNIGERIA: The Nigeria Police Force is set to host the International Association of Women’s police conference in enhancing global policing.

A statement by the FPRO, Force Headquarters, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja.

In a significant stride towards fostering gender sensitivity and empowerment, the Nigeria Police Force is poised to host the International Association of Women’s Police Conference (African Chapter) which aims to bring together women in law enforcement globally to share insights, best practices, and strategies for advancing women’s roles in policing and enhancing their contributions to national security.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has reiterated the critical importance of gender sensitivity within the Police Force. Recognizing the pivotal role women play in ensuring effective policing and community engagement, the IGP emphasizes the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to promoting inclusivity and provide a conducive environment for the professional growth of women in law enforcement.

The Conference will hold from 2nd to 5th July, 2024 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, will evolve collaborative efforts as part of contributing to the global discourse on enhancing gender equity and promoting the active participation of women in policing. As the host nation, the NPF looks forward to welcoming esteemed representatives from various countries to engage in fruitful discussions that will undoubtedly catalyze positive changes in the landscape of women’s involvement in law enforcement.

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