FG to recruit N-power, NYSC members as police officers.

In a bid to sustain adequate security in the country, state governments yesterday urged the federal government of Nigeria to recruit more police officers.

This was revealed yesterday the 5th of July 2019, by Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state and chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum NGF.

Speaking to the media after a meeting with Mr. Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja, he said he urged the federal government to recruit more police officers, in addition to the ongoing 10,000 police recruitment process.

FG to recruit N-power, NYSC members as police officers.

He said the 10,000 recruitment process is inadequate to tackle the security challenges in the country.

He said, 

10,000 men and women are not enough to add to the police in tackling the dearth of security agents in the country. 

He further said,

That we will have to figure out a way to increase that number either out of the NPower cadets who are coming to the end of their service year having spent two years or youth service corps members or any of the other institutions that will enable us to boost the manpower of the Nigerian police force.

He also said, The President commended the National Economic Council (NEC) for paying special attention to security and he also urged the NEC committee to work with the security chiefs who have already briefed him during the security meeting held on Thursday.

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