shocking news Mr Suleiman Abba, was appointed chairman of the board to the Nigerian Police Trust Fund (PTF) Board of Trustees.
The former Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board to the Nigerian Police Trust Fund (PTF) Board of Trustees.
On Wednesday the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed to media that the President has approved the appointment of members of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (PTF) Board of Trustees.
According to his excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, he made it clear that the appointments were in line with the provision of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Establishment Act 2019.
Futhermore Buhari stated that the announcement of the inauguration date of the board would be made known by the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari-Dingyadi.
Other appointees include; Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto (Executive Secretary); Nnamdi Maurice (representing Ministry of Police Affairs); Inspector-General of Police (Mohammed Adamu, representing Nigeria Police Force); Usman Bilkisu (representing Ministry of Justice); Ben Akabueze (Director-General, Budget, and National Planning, representing Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning); Mansur Ahmed (representing Organised Labour); and Michael Adebiyi (representing Civil Society Group).
Quoting the official statement: “The above appointments are in furtherance of the Buhari administration’s commitment and drive to retooling policing architecture in the country by emplacing the Police Trust Fund to meet the aspiration of a well-funded, equipped and highly professional Nigeria Police Force in line with international best practices.
and furthermore “This objective informed President Buhari’s re-establishment of the Ministry of Police Affairs on August 20, 2019”