The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu declared Tuesday that the implementation committee for takeoff of community policing across the country latest by September this year has been put on ground.
The police boss stated this while fielding questions from journalists after an interactive session with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and members of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs.
According to him, “the implementation committee has been inaugurated and we hope that by August or latest September, the whole process must have been completed.”
“I was invited by the Senate Committee on Police Affairs to discuss the implementation strategy of community policing and security challenges. We briefed on what we have done so far. The implementation committee has been inaugurated.
“Luckily enough, the Senate President joined the meeting and we briefed them on the implementation of community policing strategy on what we have done so far in all the states of the federation.
“All the committees for the community policing strategy implementation have been inaugurated in all the States of the Federation. We are the level of selecting the community policing officers now. We hope by August, September we will complete the process.”