Canada has shown willingness to support the fight against insecurity in Nigeria with $10 million.
This development was revealed by the Canada’s acting High Commissioner, Nicholas Simard during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, in Abuja.
In a statement released by the Head, Press and Public Relations Unit of the Ministry of Police Affairs, Odutayo Oluseyi, Simard remarked that in a bid to end violence in Nigeria, it was necessary to develop the capacity of personnel of the Police Force.
The acting High Commissioner also said that Nigeria, a multi-faceted developing nation, was experiencing the challenges of insecurity, a development that had raised a lot of concern that has warranted Canada’s advocacy.
Meanwhile, Simard appreciated the police for the service rendered to him since his arrived in Nigeria.
While speaking, Dingyadi said Nigeria and Canada’s ties have remained cordial over the years.
He praised Canada for their efforts in advancinf human rights, peace and unity in Nigeria and other countries in Africa.