May 27, 2018

State Police: We will take Osinbajo’s suggested on board – Lawan (SUN)

State Police: We will take Osinbajo’s suggested on board – Lawan (SUN)

The Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s call for the creation of state police in face of rising security challenges in the country, is very good suggestion and would be taken on board in the National Assembly.

Lawan, who was also in the Presidential Villa to observe Friday’s Jumat prayers, said the summit is a typical example of collaboration, cooperation and partnership between the executive and the legislature.

Osinbajo had advocated for State Police and community policing at the opening of a two-day summit on national security organized by the National Assembly Ad-HOC Committee to review the  current infrastructure in Nigeria, in Abuja, said that the Federal Government cannot realistically provide security for Nigerian from the centre, explaining that Nigeria has been unable to meet the United Nations’ recommendation of one policeman to 400 persons. Read more

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