Police protest puts Nigeria’s Security at Risk, says Melaye (ThisDay)

Police protest puts Nigeria’s Security at Risk, says Melaye (ThisDay)

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Dino Melaye, has said the recent police protest in Borno State was not just an embarrassment to the country but has further put the country’s floundering security at risk.

Melaye, representing Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State, made this known wednesday in a statement issued in Lokoja, the state capital. According to him, the incident was unusual because policemen, who are deployed to prevent peaceful assembly and legitimate protests by Nigerians, resorted to the same method to vent their anger over unpaid five months’ allowances. Read more

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