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28 June 2011
The Inspector-General of Police, Hafiz Ringim, is presently in
Washington, DC, for talks with US officials on the current security situation in , sources said on Monday. Nigeria
The North America correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Ringim arrived in
Washington on Sunday night on a five-day working visit to the . US
"Ringim will meet with FBI officials on Monday and will also hold meetings with State Department officials on issues bordering on security concerns," an unnamed official at the Nigerian Embassy in
Washington told NAN.
Another official told NAN that
US assistance and cooperation was vital to the battle against terrorism in . Nigeria
The visiting Nigerian police chief will also on Thursday in
Washington deliver a keynote address on "The Challenge of Police Reform in Africa" at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).