- Pic L-R: Engr. Ibrahim Usman, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Police Trust Fund, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto; Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, Permanent Secretary, Temitope Fashemi, AIG (Budget), Adepoju Ilori; Abdullahi Abudulkarim Tsafe, Oforah and Alexander Muoneke and SSA(HM), during the inauguration of the seven-man committee was inaugurated by the Minister at the Ministry of Police Affairs Headquarters in Abuja.
Minister of Police Affairs Dr. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi has on behalf of the Federal Government inaugurated the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Project Implementation Committee that will advise and support on progress made on all projects and programmes of the Trust Fund.
The seven-man committee was inaugurated by the Minister at the Ministry of Police Affairs Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, March 2022.
The Minister stated that among the reference of the committee is to advise on the implementation of projects and programmes approved by the Board and review status reports, and issues brought before it, and make recommendations for consideration.
He said, “the committee is to advise on effective evaluation and impact assessment of the projects and programme carried out by the Trust Fund; examine and make appropriate recommendations to the board on matters relating to projects and programmes, where necessary”.
Dingyadi pointed out that the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF) Act provides that the implementation committee shall be responsible to the Board of Trustee in the execution of the duties and responsibilities assigned to it by the Board of Trustee.
The Minister recalled that the Trust Fund has taken off in earnest with the provision of 200 Buffalo Trucks and security equipment which include 1600 units of Personal Protective Gear (Bullet Proof Vests and Helments); Lots of COVID-19 Protective Kits and Drugs and Medical equipment were procured and commissioned and handed over to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) by the Trust Fund.
In his words, “I want to let the members of the noble committee know that your appointment to this position is purely on merit and a call to national duty. As such, I enjoin you to bring your wealth of experience and professionalism to bear in handling the affairs of this implementation committee, so as to justify the confidence reposed on you by the Board of Trustees”.
The members of the committee comprise of: IGP Usman Alkali Baba; Dr. Mike Adebiyi; Esv. Adamu Danladi Kasimu, FNIVS, RSV; Oforah, Alexander Muoneke; Engr. Ibrahim Usman; Abdullahi Abdulkarim Tsafe and Hon. Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, FCNA- Executive Secretary.