Akeredolu Hails Northern Govs Over Support For State Police

Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has hailed 19 Northern State Governors and traditional rulers for backing calls for the establishment of state police.

Akeredolu, in his verified Facebook account, noted that the immediate establishment of state police will address the continued insecurity challenges in the country.

He said their decision to support the call for a constitutional amendment to reflect the current realities could not have come at a better time than now when the confidence in the capacity of the Federal Government to secure the country appears shaky.

His words: “The Southern Governors Forum received with great relief the news of the resolution of the 19 Northern State Governors and Northern Traditional Rulers Council to call for the immediate establishment of State Police to address the continued insecurity challenges in the country.”

The governor said, “ All patriots must salute the courage of the…

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