Zamfara establishes community police, to recruit 700 youths

Governor Bello Mohammed, has approved the establishment Community Police to supervised the Nigeria Police.

A statement the Spokesperson to the governor, Zailani Bappa Sunday said the body, which compose volunteers from across the 14 local government areas the state, would trained the Nigeria Police under the Polce Community Relations arrangement.

“A total 700 Youth meticulously selected, 50 each from the 14 Local Government Areas of the state.

arrangement is different from the poorly conceived and now banned ‘Yan Sa Kai volunteers who were found complicit in compounding the security situation the state in the past.

“The arrangement comprise of authenticated volunteers who be thoroughly trained by the Nigeria Police and be uniformed for easy identification. Their role will complement the efforts of the Nigeria Police in their respective communities”, Governor Matawalle explained further.

Already, arrangement to effect has been made and the first batch of the volunteers will be launched soon.