Nigeria and Italy have signed an agreement on intelligence sharing, capacity building and provision of logistics that will enhance the operations of the Nigeria Police Force.
The agreement on enhancing cooperation between the Nigerian and Italian Police, was signed by the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase and the Italian National Police Chief, Alessandro Pansa.
The signing of the agreement was witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Italian Prime Minister, Mr. Matteo Renzi in the State House in Abuja.
The signing was part of bilateral meeting between the two countries, which covered issues on energy, security, agriculture, immigration, human and drug trafficking, infrastructure and education.
Speaking at the bilateral meeting, President Buhari said he is impressed with the relationship between Nigeria and Italy over the years, especially in the areas of security, construction, oil and gas and the exploration of solid minerals.
In his remarks, the Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi said his country would support Nigeria in the ongoing fight against corruption, terrorism and also encourage Italian companies to invest more in sectors that would enable growth and create jobs for Nigerians like power, agriculture and solid minerals.