The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, has reiterated the unalloyed commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to actively fight against cybercrime menace in Nigeria.
The IGP stated this on Monday while declaring open a two day workshop on cybercrime forensic investigation for Nigeria Police Officers at the peacekeeping centre, Force Headquarters, Abuja, in collaboration with UK Justice for All, Department for International Development (DFID) and IBM Digital Forensic LTD.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police In-charge of intelligence, AIG Umar Shehu who represented the IGP said that the support of National and international parties and their commitment to tackle cybercrime and negative impacts on its victims had been fruitful.
In his remarks, Professor Olu Ogusakin emphasised the need to face the challenges posed by cybercrime which he described as borderless crime that do not affect Nigeria alone, but the entire world. He stressed the need to create awareness through pro-active and reactive policing to curtail the menace posed by cybercrime.