With the realisation of increased insecurity in Nigeria and the growing incapability of the federal government to curb the menace, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the establishment of state and local government Police.
Naija News learnt that the President also approved the dismissal of 37 police officers as recommended by the National Human Rights Commission Presidential Special Panel on SARS Reforms.
The decision is contained in the statement by the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission and Chairman Presidential Panel on SARS Reform, Anthony Ojukwu, during the submission of report of the Presidential Panel on the reform of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), of the Nigeria Police, at the Presidential Villa, on Monday in Abuja.
Meanwhile, Nigerians have reacted to the action of the President of Nigeria with regards to the establishment of state and local government Police.
Here are the reactions of Nigerians as follows.
President Buhari Approves Creation Of State, LG Police
He also approved the dismissal of 37 police officers as recommended by the National Human Rights Commission Presidential Special Panel on SARS Reforms.
ME: PMB/ PYO are both Restructuring Nigeria without Noise
— CBN Gov Akinsola Ak (@cbngov_akin1) June 3, 2019
President Buhari Approves Creation Of State and LG Police.
Now, Nigeria will be safer from all these Fulani menace and killings, kidnapping etc.
However, I don't trust state governors they will use them to oppress and frustrate their opponents. If possible kill them.
— Justice I.E. Ayebogan (@IdowuAyebogan) June 3, 2019
Gbaaaam, this is the true meaning and reflection of integrity. Promise fulfilled ! Wailers, continue to wail in the path of foolishness
— I'm Prinz Twiter® (@princetwiter101) June 3, 2019
This State police is not understanding me Faa. The likes of wike will abuse it ooh. Pls educate me of its workability
— Mansa kanka Musa (@mansamusa079) June 3, 2019
Another landmark. I just hope this won't be hijacked.
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— Emameh Gabriel (@EmamehGEmameh) June 3, 2019