Traditional Rulers Urge Govt To Re-introduce Community Policing

Traditional Rulers Urge Govt To Re-introduce Community Policing

By Rabilu Abubakar, Gombe

Some Traditional rulers in Nigeria have called on governments at all levels to re-introduce community policing to assist communities in tackling the menace of insecurity.

Alhaji Muntaka Mamman, the ward head of Dan Dagoro made the call in his remarks during a one day sensitization program on the importance of intellence reporting organise by the Founder and CEO of the Searchlight Initiative for Community peace advocacy and Rural Development in Nigeria, Prince Akinloye Ogunmudade.

Muntaka Mamman, Commended the organization for organising the program at this crucial moment that insecurity is bedveling the country.

He said it’s reintroduction will contribute in reducing the level of criminal activities in the states and Nigeria at large.

He advise the government at all level to intestify effort in addressing insecurity facing some part of the country and appreciated the commitment of governor Aminu Bello Masari,of Katsina state in that regard.

Director General of the organization, Prince Akinloye Ogunmudade, pointed out that no security organization can create a  peaceful atmosphere in the community without the contribution of its people hence, the need of the public to intestify effort in that regard.

Akinloye, added that community driven issue is toward crime prevention as we are to buster communal effort.

He also Stressed the need for people not to relent in providing security operatives with intelligence reports as it will avert current criminal activities in the society.

The DG who acknowledge the contribution of traditional rulers in maintaining peace in the society, noted that similar sensitization program will be conducted across the 36 states of the federation and the federal capital territory Abuja.

The deputy director of the organization, Isiyaku Aliyu, presented a lecture titled, “the role of traditional title holders, a duty and the concept of the community policing and development”.

He noted that community policing contributes immensely in bringing peace and tranquility in the community.


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