The International Police Secretary-General, Jurgen Stock, says criminal networks in narcotics, weapon and migrants’ smuggling were taking advantage of lack of information sharing system by security agencies in West Africa to carry out their activities unhindered.
The Interpol chief warned that transitional criminal gangs were converging on the sub-region and feeding off one another.
Stock said this in Abuja on Tuesday during the signing of an agreement for the implementation of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS) by the Federal Government and Interpol.
He stated that the signing of the agreement was a bold step forward in the collective fight against crime. Read more