PRESIDENT BUHARI HAS NOT APPROVED STATE/LG POLICE – PRESIDENCY

 After it went Viral that President Muhammadu Buhari has Signed into Law the creation of state and local Government Police. Presidency Throug Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu said its too Early to to assum that the recommendations contained in SARS Reform Report has been approved by the president.


The statement made available to news men Reads Thus:

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a report on the reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

The President requested that the report be studied and a white paper produced within three months.

President Buhari’s specific directive is that a three-man panel be set up to produce the white paper.

The report of the white paper committee will form the basis of the decisions of the government on the many recommendations, including the setting up of state and local government police made by the Ojukwu panel.

Until a white paper is produced, it will be premature and pre-emptive to suggest that the recommendations contained in the report have been approved by the President in part or whole.

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