Study Tour: NISS Visits NIDCOM; Applauds Dabiri-Erewa 

“Globalization and Regional Economic Integration: Implications for 

Sustainable Development in Africa”, is the theme for Course 16 Executive 

Intelligence Management Participants of the National Institute for 

Security Studies, (NISS) as they undertake a study tour of the Nigerians 

in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) in Abuja.

The 17 Member delegation was led by Mr D.E. Egbeji,  Deputy Commandant, 

National Institute for Security Studies, (NISS), and were received on 

behalf of Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora 

Commission,  by Dr Sule Yakubu Bassi, Secretary to the Commission.

NIDCOM in a statement issued on Thursday by Gabriel Odu said Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi,  described the theme of the course as apt and closely related to the mandate of the Nigerians in Diaspora commission, NIDCOM.

The Secretary expressed readiness to share with the delegation, 

practical knowledge of activities of the commission and how it handles 

the affairs of the Global Nigerian Diaspora.

Dr Bassi further said Globalisation has made the world a global village, 

shrunk boundaries and facilitated stronger Diaspora connections.

Mr D.E. Egbeji, Deputy Commandant, National Institute for Security 

Studies applauded Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s dogged commitment and passion 

in handling Diaspora Matters especially their Security and welfare and 

above all development of their home country, Nigeria.

Mr Egbeji added that the delegation represents a class of 86 

participants from across 28 agencies within Nigeria and 5 other 

countries in Africa.

The Deputy Commandant expressed his satisfaction with the in-dept and 

detailed answers provided by the Secretary noting that the participants 

have been well informed.

The participants are expected to tour other agencies, 32 states across 

the country, 6 African countries for regional tour, 6 countries across 

the globe for world tour with series of lectures in between after which 

they will be awarded a Fellow of Security Institute (fsi+).

The course is intended to equip participants with requisite knowledge to 

address dynamic and complex security challenges in their respective 

countries and foster inter-agency collaboration to ensure adequate 


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