Italy to train Nigerian policemen‎ on counter-insurgency strategies

‎ITALIAN government has unveiled plans to train at least 20 officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force on counter terrorism strategies.

It also expressed willingness to partner with the Nigeria Police Force on other areas of interest.

Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Fulvio Rustico, disclosed this while exchanging views with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris in Abuja.

‎Responding, the IGP acknowledged the fact that Nigeria Police Force personnel had in the past undergone series of training in Italy and further stated that he was confident that the visit would open avenues for more of such opportunities.

The IGP commended the Italian government for rendering such invaluable assistance and assured the ambassador that such gestures will be immeasurable considering the current fight against terrorism.