Community policing system won’t achieve results without trust in police ― Fayemi

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Many aged Ekiti citizens lack care, deserve attention, meaningful life, says Fayemi
Kayode Fayemi

By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated the need for a reform mechanism that would improve citizens’ trust in the Nigeria Police for the intent and purpose of community policing to be achieved

Fayemi stated this during a stakeholders’ forum on community policing, involving heads of security agencies, public servants, politicians, civil society organisations, youth and women organisations, heads of government institutions, trade and professional groups in Ado-Ekiti at the weekend.

The Ekiti State Governor spoke, just as a former Inspector General of Police, Mr Sunday Ehindero urged stakeholders to support the holistic establishment of community policing to tackle the menace of banditry, kidnapping and other security challenges bedevilling the Country.

Fayemi who stated that community policing is vital to addressing security challenges in the country, however, lamented the non-implementation of a wide range of…



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