Community policing has gotten a boost in Kaduna on Tuesday as 272 Police Constabulary pass out from training school.
The State governor, Nasir El-Rufai while addressing the newly recruited constabulary described community policing as a good initiative.
He also said the system policing has come to stay in the State.
The Governor, represented by the Commissioner for Internal security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan charged the community police personnel to enhance internal security in the State.
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He said the 272 constabularies were selected from the 16 local government Areas of the state as first phase.
He said the second phase of the training will cover the remaining 23 LGA’s of the state to enhance security in the state.
He said they are trained to be the eyes in security issues in the State, saying they are expected to help security agencies to ensure peace in the State because without peace there can never be development.
Earlier, the State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri informed that the passing out parade was part of activities for the formal handing over of the special Constabulary to the State government.
CP Muri said the special police will be sent to various local government area in the State where respective Divisional Police Officer (DPO) will give them further instructions as to the line of their duty.