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IGP orders Rivers CP to write Wike over ‘Safety Corps Bill’

The IGP also ordered the Commissioner of Police (CP) Zaki Ahmed, Rivers State, to write the Government of Rivers State over a recent security bill passed by the State House of Assembly.

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He said, “If you look at section 214 of the constitution the CPs in states Commands have the supervisory role over the policemen there, and all activities affiliated to security is their responsibility.”

He stated that when a State is going to pass any local law to establish any neighborhood watch, police input into that law is needed.

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He said without any input of the police into the draft of the law, the Bill may not have passed all legal parameters.

Idris ordered the CP to write to the Governor, to know the details of that law and see that it conforms to all laws in the country.

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