The commander, Bauchi state Hisbah command, Ibrahim Musa, has urged the state government to upgrade the command into a full pledge board to enable it enjoy operational autonomy in the discharge of its duties.
Musa made the call in an interview Tuesday in Bauchi.
He said the call was imperative towards establishing an autonomous board with statutory law and powers to arrest as well as execute search warrant on suspects and criminals.
Musa said the state government had recently sponsored eight personnel of the command on a visit to Zamfara and Kano states, to enable them study and familiarise themselves with full operational activities of Hisbah command in the states.
He said the command will soon embark on a joint operation in the 20 local government areas of the state, to check social vices such as drug abuse, prostitution, sales and consumption of alcohol.
Musa commended Governor Mohammed for providing an enabling environment for the command to operate without hindrance. (NAN)