Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said the country will certainly surmount the ‘difficult phase’ of security concerns it is going through at the moment, urging Nigerians to rally behind the President and the security agencies to combat the challenges.
Governor AbdulRazaq spoke in Ilorin, the state capital, at the passing out ceremony of the newly recruited police special constabularies (community police) who would now be deployed to their various local governments to strengthen intelligence gathering and security in the state.
He urged the citizens to be active informants to aid the activities of the police and other security agencies.
Addressing the Special Constabulary Police Grandaunts, the Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali Baba said the trainees had been properly groomed in the basic knowledge of policing and respect for human rights of the citizens.
He singled out Kwara State and the Governor for commendation for sponsoring the highest number of police constabularies for the initiative nationwide.