President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, August 23, has given details of his plans to fight the issue of insecurity in the country.
Buhari, in a statement signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, revealed that the Nigerian Police Force is being overhauled, re-positioned and equipped with modern technological gadgets.
These policies and programs include a robust revamping of police intelligence gathering capacity and the significant boosting of the numbers of security personnel in our local communities. This in specific terms will include recruiting more police officers and doing so whenever possible from their local government areas, where they would be stationed in the best traditions of policing worldwide.
Working with the State Governments also, we intend to improve the equipping of the police force with advanced technology and equipment that can facilitate their work …Muhammadu Buhari – vanguardngr.com
The President also said that CCTVs would be installed on highways and other strategic locations so as to reveal hidden activities in secret places and make interventions where possible.