VP's Meeting With Traditional Rulers: Recruiting Police Officers From Their Communities To Serve There Will Improve Security In The States.
In continuation of the series of consultations with leading traditional rulers in different states to help booster security architecture in local communities & effectively tackle security challenges, VP Osinbajo met with traditional rulers in Osogbo, Osun State, today.
Speaking with the press after the meeting with Obas in the state, including the Ooni of lfe, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran; and several leading traditional rulers in the State, Prof. Osinbajo said this part of the consultations highlighted the importance of community policing as a major aspect of improving the security architecture in States.
The Vice President further said that effective collaboration between local police officers alongside neighbourhood watch programmes in States would help combat security challenges.
Office of the vice president press release