The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, signed for Nigeria, while the Italian National Police Chief, Alessandro Pansa, signed for the Italian government.
The event, witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Italian Prime Minister, Mr Matteo Renzi, in the State House was part of bilateral meeting between the two countries.
The meeting covered issues on energy, security, agriculture, immigration, human and drug trafficking, infrastructure and education.
Speaking at the bilateral meeting, Buhari said he was impressed with the relationship between Nigeria and Italy over the years, especially in the areas of security, construction, oil and gas and the exploration of solid minerals.
“I am impressed by the resilience and commitment of Italian businessmen to Nigeria’s development, shown by the Italian construction companies and companies in the oil sector.
“I am happy to hear that an Italian oil company, Eni Ltd, is investing four billion U.S. dollars in the coming three years in the economy, in spite of the downward spiral of oil prices,’’ the president said.
In his remarks, the Italian prime minister said his country would support Nigeria in the ongoing fight against corruption and terrorism.
He also pledged his country’s readiness to encourage Italian companies to invest more in sectors that would boost growth and create jobs for Nigerians, such as power, agriculture and solid minerals.