By Ibrahim HassanWuyo
Community policing in Zamfara state as envisaged by Governor Mohammed Bello Matawalle, has commenced in Gummi Local Government Area of the state.
The Zamfara State Commissioner of Police inaugurated the native authorities neighborhood policing Advisory committee with Eight members in Gummi Local Government space of the state.
The eight (8) member Committee was inaugurated as a part of the methods adopted by the Inspector General of Police to make use of an all inclusive mechanism in addressing the safety challenges within the state.
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The Commissioner of Police,U sman Nagogo launched the Local Government Community Policing Advisory Committee on the Emir’s Palace in Gummi city of the state.
Zamfara State was one of many first to inaugurate the state Community Policing Advisory Committee on the 25th March, 2020 by Governor Matawalle.
The Emir of Gummi , Justice Lawal Hassan Gummi,had expressed delight for selecting his emirate to be the primary space to launch the Committee.
He thanked the Inspector General of Police for the initiative and promised to justify the boldness reposed on them.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Emir of Gummi Justice Lawal Hassan, Commissioner for safety and Home affairs,Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed Dauran, Commandant Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Representative of State Director Security (DSS), amongst others.
The programme can be replicated in different Local Government Areas within the state.