Ace of Spade Consult partners NPF to introduce Police Background Check Number

The Nigerian Police (NPF) Force patners with AoS. PBCN LOGO
The Nigerian Police (NPF) Force patners with AoS. PBCN LOGO

In an effort to improve services as well as strengthen its collaboration with the general public towards crime reduction, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) recently entered into a Public Private Partnership with Ace of Spades Consult Nigeria Limited (AoS) to Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) a purpose-built civil database and also update criminal records.

This partnership aims specifically to digitise criminal records and provide a web portal for an online automated system of background checks and issuance of criminal records clearance certificate. This project is to be operated by AoS as a business, and will make the process of background checks and issuance of clearance certificates automated, seamless, credible, and affordable for everyone and every legal entity.

This initiative is also aimed at creating a purpose-built civil database for the NPF by interacting with other relevant government agencies like the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bank Verification Number (BVN) etc. in order to enhance criminal investigations through proper and accurate forensic identification of individuals, thereby giving the NPF access to real time accurate biometric data to function better.

When completed, the process will enable every individual and legal entity, including embassies and employers from any part of the world access to seamless and credible online background checks system as well as the acquisition of automated forge-proof digitalised certificates when required

According to Ms Arinola Giwa Amu, Chief Executive Officer of Ace of Spades Consult Nigeria Limited “Together we can achieve better security through the implementation of a national public awareness campaign on the necessity and requirement for community policing through Criminal Records Checks of individuals and corporate organisations seeking any form of service or engagement” she stated

“By encouraging background checks to be carried out by every legal entity, both foreign and domestic, we will enhance the security of Nigeria, one background check at a time” she added

The Police Background Check Number will be associated with every individual’s biometric information and corporate entity’s Registration Certificate (RC) number already held by other government agencies. For this purpose, every individual and legal entity, both foreign and domestic are encouraged to sign up and acquire a PBCN to ensure accurate records through a dedicated website to be unveiled soon.

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