The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has expressed full support for the creation of State Police, saying it will address the current security challenges confronting the country.
The Governor of Bauchi State and Chairman of the forum, Bala Mohammed, said this on Thursday when he led his colleagues in the forum on a visit to Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau at the Government House in Jos.
Mohammed, who decried the rising security challenges across the country, said that state police would complement the efforts of the conventional security agencies.
Meanwhile, Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has issued a 24 hour ultimatum to the residents of Ifon and Ilobu to submit their arms and ammunition at the nearest police station and security formation.
Adeleke, through the Commissioner of Information, Kolapo Alimi, said this was part of a four resolution agreement after security meeting with stakeholders