Nigerian Police Force is Set to Recruit 30,000 Police Officers Nation Wide

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THE Nigerian Police Force is set to recruit 30,000 Police officers nation wide before the end of this year aimed at beefing up security in the country.

It also said arrangements has been almost concluded to construct 500 housing units in each state of the Federation in order to bring an end the problem of accommodation shortage by the personnel of the force most especially after retirement from service.

Deputy Inspector General DIG in charge of north-west zone, Maigari A, Dikko disclosed these in Birnin Kebbi yesterday when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Abubakar Bagudu at the Government House.

Dikko however seek for the cooperation of state governments to educate traditional rulers, local government chairmen and Ulamas about the excercise so that the force at the end will recruit credible candidates unlike the previous times.

Responding, Governor Abubakar Bagudu commended the efforts of police for restoring peace in the nation particularly in the north east region.

BY BOMA AND JUDE