The Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, 2019: A Step in the Right Direction?

September 12, 2019

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria recently signed into law the new Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, 2019 (“the Act”). This Act establishes the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (“the Fund”) in favour of the Nigerian Police Force (“the Police”). The main objective of the Act is to provide a legal framework to govern the Fund to be utilized for training the Police, providing state-of-the-art security equipment and other related facilities to aid in the enhancement of the discharge of the dues of the Police.