Security Agencies serving in Bayelsa State have promised to collaborate with Management of the International Institute of Tourism and Hospitality to enable it promote the industry sector in the State.
Speaking while declaring open a 3-day training session for Police Officers Wives Association, the Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, Mr. Asuquo Amba charged the delegates to take advantage of the programme to improve their skills by being disciplined and receptive.
The Commissioner of Police congratulated the Wife of the Inspector General of Police, Mrs Idris for the pioneering efforts to approve the pilot scheme for Police Officers Wives in Bayelsa State and pledged the need to be replicated in other States of the Federation.
Also Speaking, the Commander 16 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Brigadier- General Kevin Aligbe who was represented by Colonel Alex Tawasimi, Chief of Staff, 16 Brigade expressed the optimism of the Brigade to continuously Key into the aspirations of the Institute.
Earlier in a Welcome Address, the Rector of the Institute, Mr. Samuel Timi Johnson said Police Officers Wives owes a duty not to fall below the global standard of the World Health Organisation. According to him, the training will open fresh perspective to enlighten the participants why certain criteria must be met and why they must be conscious about the issue of hygiene in routine delicacies.
Mr Timi Johnson thanked the Leadership of POWA for having the foresight and the determination to mobilize its members for the training, however, acknowledged the need for persistent and consistent share of experiences between the State Police Command and the 16 Brigade. Responding on behalf of POWA, the State Secretary, Mrs Pauline Ebenuwa who represented the State Chairperson, Mrs Janet Amba commended the Commissioner of Police for creating the platform added that they will justify the confidence reposed in them
The Deputy Commissioner of Police in- charge of administration, Mr. Abiodun Alabi and other top ranking Police Officers accompanied the Commissioner of Police.
The 3-Day intensive training which has as its theme “Food Safety and Sanitation’’ will end on Friday 4th August, 2017.