The Adamawa state chapter of the Community Policing Advisory Committees (CPAC), has inaugurated, where citizens are urged to sustain dialogue as means of resolving conflict in the state.
The IGP represented by the Assistant Inspector-General (AIG), police zone 3, Halilu Abubakar observed that, adopt peaceful dialogue as a means of settling communal disputes is better than carrying arms.
He said the idea of community policing is aimed at addressing the security challenges of the country.
“The main purpose for this is to make Nigeria a safe haven where the people will be fully involved in designing the way and manner their respective communities will be policed after critically examining the security challenges and proper workable solution to that effect,” the IGP said.
He expressed confidence that the system will be more proactive measures and an active system of policing.
Earlier, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, for supporting the police and other security agencies in the state, the Inspector-General of police encouraged the state government to continue to support security agencies in combatting crime in the state.
He added that, “will undoubtedly motivate and spur the community members in appreciating the importance attached to the new security strategy which is a paradigm shift from the conventional policing system to people participating in providing adequate security to all nooks and crannies in this state.”
He said that the inauguration is just a reawakening call to provide a lasting solution to security challenges that differ from one community to the other
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