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Ministerial Screening 'Nigeria is under-policed,' Fashola

Government exists to protect citizens and their assets therefore criminals are my competitors.

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The former Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Raji Fashola has re-iterated his call for state police, saying that Nigeria is under-policed.

He said this, during his ministerial screening on the floor of Senate.

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He gave the number of police officers in Nigeria at a little bit over 500,000 men.

Fashola said "Government exists to protect citizens and their assets therefore criminals are my competitors."

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He also said  "we are under policed based on statistics and my recommendation is decentralization."

Read: Fashola opens up on corruption allegation

"As governor I felt responsible for every citizen that was robbed,” Fashola said.

 

Watch Video of Fashola's screening.

 

 

 

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