Insecurity: Soyinka accepts Buhari’s committee membership

October 14, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has developed a framework to train and equip, personnel to tackle insecurity.

A 12-member committee has thus been set up.

A statement by Odutayo Oluseyi of the Ministry of Police Affairs, said to this end, the Minister, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, has inaugurated a 12-member Ministerial interim Committee on the Nigeria Police Trust Fund.

Among the members is Moremi Soyinka-Onijala,  a lawyer and daughter of Prof. Wole Soyinka, a critic of Buhari’s handling of security, especially the Fulani herdsmen violence, in Nigeria

The committee is chaired by Nnamdi Maurice Mbaeri, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs.

Dingyadi said that the careful selection of members of the Committee which comprises of Directors/Heads of Units of the Ministry and senior members of the Police hierarchy was to meet various sector requirements.

The duties of the committee include drawing up the take-off budget for the Trust fund; liaising with the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation for a suitable office accommodation for the administration of Funds; determining the logistics and other necessary requirements for the effective take-off of the Fund; developing an organizational structure for the administration of staff of the fund; developing a timeline for the take-off of the Fund; and proposing a date for the inauguration of the board.

Full list of members below:
1. Nnamdi Maurice Mbaeri (FCA) – Permanent Secretary – Chairman
2. Dr. Kayode Musbau K – (DFA) – Member
3. Bombata Babatunde H. – (DHRM) – Member
4. Barr. Moremi Soyinka-Onijala – (PID) – Member
5. Afroka Emmanuel Chukudi – SA/Perm. Sec. – Member
6. Joseph O Egbunike – CP – Member
7. Shehu Usman Shuaibu – AG. CP – Member
8. Augustine Akpofure Saromi Fsi – DCP – Member
9. Jonathan Towruru – DCP – Member
10. Emeka Frank Mba – DCP/FPPRO – Member
11. Abel Jangnap Miri Zwalchir – ACP – Member
12. Zubairu M.G. – D(PSD) – Member

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