Police affairs ministry to support Presidential Transition Council

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Mr Abel Enitan has vowed that the management of the ministry is fully prepared to support the assignment of the Transition Technical Task Team of the Presidential Transition Council assigned to the ministry for the 2023 transition process.

The Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, Ministry of Police Affairs, Bolaji Kazeem, revealed this Tuesday night in a statement obtained by our correspondent.

Kazeem said Enitan gave the assurance during an interactive session with the TTTT of the 2023 PTC led by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Policy and Development, Dr Ibrahim Hassan, at the ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday.

He said, “The Permanent Secretary stated that the ministry is fully prepared to support the assignment of the TTTT by ensuring the timely submission of its report to the team adding that the ministry has both human and material resources to make it a reality.

“Abel pointed out that the Ministry of Police Affairs has the mandate for ensuring the safety and security of all Nigerians in addition to providing a conducive environment for socio-economic development and sustainable livelihood for the citizenry.”

Kazeem further noted that the permanent secretary added that the ministry has been able to formulate and implement policies, standards, and practices as well as promote institutions for the training and development of a professionalised Nigeria Police Force.

“The Permanent Secretary recalled the directives of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, to support the 2023 Presidential Transition process from the current administration to the incoming one, with the mandate to collate information on all policies as well as analyse, key sector programmes and projects implemented from 2015 to date.

“In his presentation, the Senior Special Assistant to President on Policy and Development, Dr Ibrahim Hassan stated that Executive Order No. 14 of 2023 signed by the President on February 9, 2023, provides the legal framework for facilitating and managing Presidential Transitions at the Federal levels.” He added.

He noted that the two key documents for the 2023 Presidential Transition process were a compendium of policies, programmes, and projects that were delivered to implement the nine priority areas of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

He said, “Earlier, the lead sector expert, Dr Kabir Adamu reiterated the need to finish strong and preserve all efforts in implementing successful reforms through proper documentation as well as to provide an objective assessment of the status of the reforms for the next administration to build on.

“He added that what is expected of the ministry is the collation of policies implemented within the period of the administration and the status of implementation as well as the provision of verifiable evidence to support the performance data.”

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