In the renewed determination of the Federal Government to tackle conscientiously, security challenges facing the country and to enhance the funding capacity to the Nigeria Police Force, an Executive Bill was presented to the National Assembly for an Act to establish the Police Trust Fund.
Accordingly, the Bill was considered and passed by 8th National Assembly. Thereafter, on 24th June, 2019, the Bill was signed into Law by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR as “the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Establishment Act, 2019”.
Consequently, the Honourable Minister of Police Affairs Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, on 18th of October, 2019 inaugurated a 13 Man Ministerial Implementation Committee to draw up the institutional and operational structure for the take off of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund. The Committee completed its assignment and the Report was submitted to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with appropriate recommendations. Following the approval of the Report, by Mr. President, an Eight-Man, the Board of Trustees was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of Police Affairs on 18th May, 2020.
To build a well-trained, equipped and motivated Nigerian Police Force that is Proactive, Prompt and Responsive to security challenges Effectively and Efficiently, in line with global best practice.
To provide the critical needs of the Nigeria Police Force and its institutions that would ensure the overall improvement and efficient discharge of their duties and responsibilities.
The Objective of Nigeria Police Trust Fund is to provide adequate resources for the training and re-training of personnel of the Nigeria Police Force and the provision of the state of the art security equipment and other related facilities for the enhancement of the skill of the personnel of the Nigeria Police in handling of operational equipment and machineries.