Abuja - The Senate has called for the revival of
the public security communication system programme to enhance efforts to thwart
The system has been piloted in Lagos and Abuja through the
installation of closed circuit television sets (CCTVs) and metal detector
scanners in public places.
It has however not been rolled out countrywide.
The calls for its revival come in the back of a spate of
terror attacks that have claimed scores of lives in a number of states in the
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Senator Barau Jibrin suggested that all public places be
equipped with screening devices to enhance security.
Meanwhile, the lawmakers urged the National Emergency
(NEMA) and other relevant agencies to embark on mass media
sensitization campaigns on the need for the general public to be more vigilant
as well as the measures to be taken in times of bombs attacks in public places.
The Upper chamber of the National Assembly also commiserate
with the victims and families of the 51 people that recently lost their lives
as well as those that sustained various degree of injuries during terror
attacks in Adamawa and Kano States.
- CAJ News