President Mohammed Buhari has revealed that the federal government is recruiting 10,000 new cops to spice up nationwide safety.
“We’re presently recruiting 10,000 new cops to strengthen our personnel capability throughout the nation,
He made this revelation on Thursday whereas delivering a speech in Lagos on his one-day go to for the inauguration of assorted initiatives.
As well as, he mentioned, “I’ve directed the Nationwide Salaries, Incomes and Wages Fee to hold out an upward evaluate of Police salaries and advantages.”
In 2019, I signed into regulation the Act establishing the Nigeria Police Belief Fund, the primary within the historical past of the Power, to supply assured funding to assist Police welfare, logistics and gear.
“In September 2020, I assented to the invoice amending the Nigeria Police Act, which was initially enacted in 1943.
“This new Act, an unlimited enchancment over the previous one, amongst different issues spells out the modalities for the implementation of a Nationwide Group Policing Scheme in Nigeria.
“This new scheme will construct confidence inside our native communities and make them energetic stakeholders within the security and safety of their environs,” he mentioned.