Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state and his counterparts in the North central zone, Wednesday, commends the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari, in evolving different approaches towards addressing the security challenges in the country.
The governors made the commendation at the one-day North central zone Nigeria police Regional security summit in Lafia, with Strategic Partnership for Effective Community Policing in the zone/FCT”as theme.
The governors said with the coming on board of the present administration under President Buhari has no doubt, significantly degraded the activities of Boko Haram and sundry insurgent onslaught.
They also explained that peace, security and harmonious co-existence, is a collective responsibility for all and therefore, said they must come together in unison to fight crime and criminality in their respective states for the collective good of all.
“We all must encourage and support the efforts of our security agencies towards securing our environment for socio-economic activities to thrive”.
According Sule “Nasarawa state government has initiated the Community Based Conflict Resolution Mechanism, whereby warring parties are encouraged to come together, discuss their differences and resolve them amicably. All towards ensuing sustainable peace in the state
He stressed the need for government and critical stakeholders to sustain efforts in sensitizing the public on security through the media and socio-cultural organizations particularly at the grassroots, which according to him such endeavour will make the public security-conscious.
A communique is expected be issue at the end of the summit by the six governors of north central zone including FCT.
He said a successful community policing strategy will increase trust, confidence On his part the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu, said community policing strategy seeks to ensure a comprehensive and participatory approach to security that will guarantee constructive social relations and greater cohesion between the police and the communities.