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NEC Directs A Panel To Decentralize Police Operations In Nigeria

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NEC Sets Up Committee To Decentralise The Nigeria Police Force.

The National Economic Council (NEC) has set up a committee to work on decentralizing the operations of the Nigerian Police Force.

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, Today disclosed this at the end of the NEC meeting chaired by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He was with the Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru and Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abuonu.

Monguno said that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, will head the committee with representatives from the six geopolitical zones.

He also noted that Nigeria is currently facing abnormal security challenges.

The security challenges, he said, can’t be completely tackled within a short a time.

He also said that the improvements in the security situations in the country have nothing to do with the forthcoming general elections.

Source: Naija News

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