President Muhammed Buhari has approved the adoption of a community police system to combat growing security threats across Nigeria, the IG of Police has said. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, made the announcement Tuesday at the Forum of Northern Traditional Rulers in Kaduna. The event deliberated on critical security issues, especially as they aﬀect the north. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Federal Government would announce a new policy on community policing for better service delivery.
Mr Osinbajo said it would pave the way for modern policing in the country. He assured that the establishment of community policing would not take away the powers of the national police.
Speaking in Kaduna on Tuesday, the inspector general said the NP F has achieved major successes in addressing security and safety threats in recent times.