The national leadership of the Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI) has raised an 8-point communiqué at the end of its National Executive Council meeting that was held last Saturday.
The communiqué, which was signed by its General Secretary, Abubakar Ismaila Isa, frowned at the ravaging insecurity in the country and urged more action to contain it.
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The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI) held its general meeting at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, on Saturday 19th June 2021.
AANI National President, former Inspector General of Police MD Abubakar CFR mni NPOM, chaired the meeting. During the meeting, NEC deliberated on several issues that bordered on AANI and other critical national issues. NEC agreed on the following:
1. AANI will continue to prioritise the welfare of all members, and in this regard, the group life and health insurance schemes are being introduced.
2. NEC ratified and approved the operations of AANI Multipurpose Cooperative Society.
3. NEC notes with great concern the lingering insecurity and divisiveness in the nation and also appreciate the governments’ efforts at all levels towards alleviating the situation. However, there is a need for more efforts in addressing these insecurity challenges in the country.
4. In support of the Government’s efforts, NEC resolved to convene national dialogues to discuss national unity in all the country’s six geo-political zones.
5. NEC encourages AANI State Chapters to have robust engagements with their various state governments and other stakeholders on critical issues, given their training and experience at the National Institute.
6. NEC commends the Federal and State Governments and other institutions for appointing AANI members into key positions of responsibility. It also urges more of such appointments, including Board membership of parastatals.
7. NEC notes the ongoing consideration of the private member’s bill at the National Assembly for the amendment of the Act establishing the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru and resolved to make relevant inputs aimed at strengthening the National Institute.
8. AANI appreciates the management and staff of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, for hosting NEC meeting, and their efforts towards strengthening relationship with the alma mata.
ABUBAKAR ISMAILA ISA, mni CNA
19th June 2021