• Tue. Aug 9th, 2022

    Katsina CP Urges Executives From NIPS To Intensify Efforts To Proffer Solutions To Local Governance

    The Commissioner of Police, Katsina state Command, CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda, psc+, fdc, received course participants of the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 44, 2022 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPS), Kuru, Jos, in his office.  

    The State Command’s Spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah said in a statement that the team leader of the study group, Professor Dung Pam Sha, stated that they were in Katsina state for a one-week study tour on the topic: “Strengthening Local Governance in Nigeria: Challenges, Options and Opportunities” and they will go round across the state to conduct studies in various local government areas with aim of finding solutions to myriads of problems affecting local governance in the state.  

    “It was based on this, the team deemed it expedient to pay the CP a courtesy visit in his office as the Commissioner of Police and their chief security officer. 

    “In his response, the Commissioner of Police, Katsina state welcomed the course participants to Katsina state, home of hospitality and heritage (Dakin Kara), assures them of their safety and urges them to make good use of the opportunity given to them and conduct a thorough, analytical and discreet study on the problems associated with local governance in the state and proffer lasting solutions that will help both the Federal and state governments in making informed  judgements or decisions regarding the issue of local government administration in Nigeria.  

    “The CP further adumbrated on the role of the Nigeria Police Force in making local governance a reality in Nigeria, adding that there is no any local government in Nigeria that does not have a compliment of Divisional Police Stations, Police Out Stations and even Village Outposts.  

    “But mentioned that more still need to be done in terms of Community Policing at grassroots level.  

    “He championed that local governance is the key to myriads of social and economic problems facing communities at the local level leading to present problems of insecurity affecting some states in the country. Also among the course participants is the former FPRO, CP Frank Mba.

    “In conclusion, Interactive session was held, plaques were presented to both sides, visitors’ register was signed by the Team leader and a group photograph was taken, marking the end of the visit, please.” the statement read. 

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