The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has revealed plants to introduce 50 Constabulary personnel in each of the 44 local government areas, as a way of strengthening community policing apparatus in the state.
The governor made the disclosure at the ground-breaking Ceremony for the construction of a Military training centre at Falgore Forest, Tudunwada local government area of the state.
According to the governor, these personnel would be trained, guided and monitored by the security agencies.
“To further improve our security system with the inclusion of community people, we are going to introduce 50 Constables in each of the 44 local governments of the state. They will be trained, monitored and guided by the security agencies,” he disclosed.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that a size of 2,169 hectares of land is provided by the state government in the forest for the construction of military facility that would consist of Auditorium, Dining, Officers and Soldiers Quarters and shooting range. As first phase of the project.
Others are Clinic and Guest Houses. Whereas as separate from the Military facility is the construction of Cattle Ranch, in line with the federal government’s direction on dousing herders and farmers clashes.
To also promote the economic activities of the general area of the forest and its environs, as a departure from the past experiences, when criminals were having field day.
The effort, he said, would assist the security agencies curb criminal activities. He continued that “We are spending about N500m for the first phase of the project.
“And there will be access roads in the forest also. To allow for getting easy access to places within the general area.”