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Niger police command not entitled to give businessmen, entertainers protection

07 September 2016, 19:00

Abuja - Businessmen and entertainers will not be offered protection services according to the Niger State Police Command, Punch reported.

Police in the state have reported that their primary role is to protect lives and property of people.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, states that "if you look at the bulk of our men, they are being deployed on patrol duties."

Also read: Police, Army clash over uniform

Elkana further states that there are not enough police officers to protect businessmen and entertainers.

Those who are offered such services include judges of states, Speakers of House of Assembly, local government chair and former heads of state.

For more on this story visit Punch 


- News24


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