Buhari approves recruitment of 400,000 policemen


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Buhari Approves Recruitment of 400,000 Policemen
By Politics Digest – December 2, 20190298

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Buhari Approves Recruitment of 400,000 Policemen

POLITICS DIGEST – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the recruitment additional 400,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police Force.

The head of Press and Public Relations Unit of Police Affairs Ministry, Odutayo Oluseyi, announced this in a statement on Monday.

This, according to him is to address the manpower shortage in the service.

He said, the police affairs minister Mohammed Dingyadi, has set up a 13-man ministerial project coordination committee to conduct the recruitment process, the Sun reports.

Members of the committee are expected to work out appropriate programmes and projects to accomplish the assigned priorities and deliverables.

The President on Monday performed the ground breaking ceremony for the University of Transportation, Daura and commission the Kwanar Gwante (Shargalle Road), which is off Kano-Daura Road in Katsina State.

Buhari is on a five-day official visit to the state.