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36 states governors endorse creation of state police

Thirty-six states governors on Monday endorsed the creation of state police to address rising insecurity in the country.

Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari stated this during the National Security Summit organized by the Senate in Abuja.

The Governors endorsement came days after the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo backed the creation of state police.

Yari, who is the Zamfara State Governor said the creation of state police would enable the country overcome the security challenges in some parts of the country.

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