4,000 Kano indigents to join police constabulary, says Ganduje



Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says his administration   planning to send more 4,000 youths to police constabulary training.

The governor said this on Thursday in Kano when he received the new Commandant of the Police , Wudil, CP Lawal Tanko-Jimeta on a courtesy.

According to him, some youths the state are also trained recently as police constabulary as part of the state government’s efforts to prepare them.

“And anytime there   need for security outfits  to recruit,  means we already made applicants for  them.

He said the state government had provided a  functional command control centre at the Nigerian Police headquarters in Kano with CCTV arrangements to monitor what happening in the state.

The governor noted that the state government had provided what he  called security dormitories on   roads coming the state.

“By doing so, we are able to control what is coming and what is going out of the city.

“And at Dansoshiya forest, which is neighbouring Katsina, we are developing a Ruga system for herdsmen with all what takes to them settled and the education of their children is guaranteed.

“With all these measures put in place by implication, security are  reduced,” the governor said.

Earlier,  the new commandant said the had been enjoying full support the state government, especially their immediate host communities.

He appealed to the governor to look the possible construction or renovation of their students’ hostels.

“Some of the hostels are dilapidated and old, we are working closely with stakeholders so that the  Tertiary Education Trust Fund can improve our infrastructure,” he said. (NAN)