The Inspector General of Police Muhammad Adamu Abubakar has solicited the inauguration of community policing in Zamfara State to work in collaboration with security agents to fight kidnapping and banditry.
IG inaugurates community policing in Zamfara
From BalaAbubakar, Gusau
As part of effort to ensure adequate security of life and property in Nigeria, the Inspector General of Police Muhammad Adamu Abubakar has solicited the inauguration of community policing in Zamfara State to work in collaboration with security agents to fight kidnapping and banditry.
The Inspector-General represented by Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) Muhammad A. Mustapha disclosed this to newsmen at the Headquarters of the Command in Gusau Wednesday, shortly after a meeting with security agents and traditional rulers.
Adamu however, suggested the inauguration of a 12-member advisory committee involving traditional rulers, the commissioner of police as chairman of the committee and 10 other members to help the police in strengthening peace accord in the state.
He told members of the press that the committee has the commissioner of police as chairman, while the Emir of Anka, who is the Chairman of Traditional Council of Chiefs, AlhajiAttahiru Ahmad will serve as Deputy.
IG Adamu said the committee was set up at the instance of a marching order by the police that all forms of criminal activities across the state must be stopped to create a peaceful environment.
He said the committee on inauguration would decisively deal with all forms of kidnapping, banditry and cattle rustling in the state.
“This is why when I assumed office I deemed it very important to ensure that all police commissioners in their respective states work tirelessly to ensure adequate security in the country,” he reassured.