NASARAWA GOVERNOR SPEAKS ON STATE POLICE

Umar Muhammed, Lafia Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has said that the complex nature of the Nigerian society is not conducive for establishing state police as being advocated by some Nigerians. Engineer Sule stated this while being questioned as a guest on Channels Television, as monitored from Lafia by our correspondent. He equally identified funding as a major issue that will stand in the way of setting up state police in the country. The governor, who disagreed with the suggestion that police officers should be posted to their place…

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EL RUFAI SPEAKS ON OPPOSITION TO STATE POLICE

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has denied a newspaper’s report claiming he was against the creation of state police, as he said his position on the matter was misrepresented. Reacting through a release issued and signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, on Friday, Governor el-Rufai described the report as false and misleading. According to him, the attention of Malam Nasir El-Rufai has been drawn to the blatant misrepresentation of his position on state police in a false report published in a national…

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OUR MEMBERS WOULD BE FIRST VICTIMS OF STATE POLICE, FULANI HERDSMEN CRY OUT

Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has strongly opposed and rejected in totality planned move to create state and local government police in the country. The position of the association was contained in a statement issued in Damaturu, Monday, by its National President Khalil Mohammed Bello. He said the creation of state and local government police will cause more divide and strongly weaken the Nigerian security system, rather than strengthening as is the case in the current unity of purpose and command. He stressed that the move will…

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GOVERNORS DIVIDED OVER STATE POLICE

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors met on Friday in Abuja over the growing insecurity in the country. But, the 36 state chief executives were undecided on the controversial issue of state and local government police. The meeting came a few days after the presidential panel, which investigated alleged human rights abuses by Special Anti-Robbery Squad operatives, recommended the establishment of state and local government police, among other issues, to address security challenges in the country. Buhari, in receiving the report of the panel, had directed the…

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