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Obasanjo says Nigeria is grossly under-policed

19 November 2015, 13:07

Abuja - Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday said Nigeria is grossly under-policed, Premium Times reports.

Obasanjo stated this when the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, visited him at his residence in Abeokuta,Ogun State Capital.

He kicked against what he described as indiscriminate posting of police officers as orderlies and also restated the call for community policing in the country and reformation of the force.

Also read: Obasanjo accuses Jonathan of mismanaging Nigeria

In his speech, Arase said he was in the state to see his officers and inspect the level of preparations ahead of the burial of Hannah Awolowo.

The Inspector General of Police subsequently visited Governor Ibikunle Amosun, where he said the federal and state governments needed to collaborate to eliminate crimes in the country.

Read more at Premium Times

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