Reps hold public hearing on CCTV bill



The House of Representatives on Wednesday commenced public hearing on a Bill to empower Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to control Close Circuit Televisions (CCTV) in the country.

The Bill seeks to amend the NSCDC Act 2003 to provide guidance for the enforcement of security measures through the requirement for installation and management of CCTVs.

It is to ensure the security of lives and property in the country.

Making his submission before members of the House Committee on Interior, in Abuja, Deputy Comptroller-General, NSCDC, Andekin Musa, commended the initiative to amend the existing Act.

According to him, the extant law is devoid of any provision catering for installation and management of CCTV in the country.

“The public overriding interest of actively securing public and private places identified as high risk has become…

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