May 20, 2018

‘Nigeria Police still operating on colonial structure”

‘Nigeria Police still operating on colonial structure”

A former Chairman of the Nigerian chapter of Transparency International, Maj. Gen. Ishola Williams (retd), has said the Nigeria police is still operating on its 1949 structure, hence its inability to provide security for elections in the country.

He therefore called for the scrapping of the Ministry of Police Affairs and canvassed for the placement of the force under the Ministry of Interior for effective supervision.

Speaking at a post-election management review organised by the CLEEN Foundation on Monday in Abuja, the retired military officer said it was not right for the National Security Adviser and the military to be involved in election security, stressing that this is not part of their business. Read more

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