Are You Ready For State Police?
The first process to establish a state police has begun.
Governors of the 36 States of the federation are currently in a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
From the gathering, a team will be nominated to interface with the National Assembly, on the proposed establishment of state police.
With the recent security challenges, the presidency and the state Governors have agreed, that each state should be allowed to have their own police.
This comes after, Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo at a two-day summit on national security, organized by the Senate declared that state police was “the way to go"
Other issues on the agenda is the Recovery of stamp duties and Improving Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
The meeting started at 9pm on February 14, is presided over by the Chairman Nigeria's Governors Forum,NGF, and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulazeez Yari.
Are Nigerians ready for state police?