- The German government appears concerned about the inability of Nigerian police personnel to effectively manage protesters
- The government has now offered a training course to 30,000 Nigerian people Police officers in their country for free
- Some Nigerians responded to the offer and warned that some of the police officers may not return after the training
FCT, Abuja – The German government has asked its Nigerian counterpart to release at least 30,000 Nigerian police officers for special training in Germany on how to proceed without the use of protests Manage weapons.
A high-ranking delegation from Germany who visited the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith, expressly agreed to train the new ones Recruits of the Nigerian Police in Best Practices for the Management of Street Protests.
The team, led by a retired Inspector General of the German Federal Police, Matthias Seeger, had previously visited the headquarters of the armed forces where they interacted with Police Inspector General Usman Baba.
Daily Trust newspaper quoted Seeger as saying:
“We are offering, for Train best practices. If you train 30,000 young women and men to be police officers, you have a great chance, you take the best. ”Reformed the Nigerian police force, adding that he was ready to contact the authorities about the training modalities and as soon as possible as possible to start with.
Some Nigerians have gotten over to the news. reacts social media.
Jackson Ainomhe wrote on Facebook:
“The police need a restructuring under the premise that their loyalty is not to the inspector general and sir President, everyone. Every Nigerian president owes this.
“The military, the police and other paramilitary institutions owe their loyalty to the president, which should not be so, but to the Nigerians. The police have the right to question and investigate Mr President and others. As soon as this is determined, our police reform will be complete. “
The noble Akpan Johnson wrote:
” 80% of the NPF officers have never had a rubber ball seen and it is always included in the annual budget of the armed forces. “
Onwuka Chiedu Chris wrote:
” A confirmation that the world knows the Nigerian Police kill protesters with weapons. “
Lordson Royal Omo-Idahosa wrote:
” If you give you a visa, you will not return to Nigeria … the German government is wise , oh. “
Bello Mustapha Bello wrote:
“ Wow. This is an opportunity for some of the Nigerian police to escape this hell on earth. “
Do not give a police officer your phone at the checkpoint – police will notify Nigerians
Meanwhile, Bassey Ewah, an assistant police superintendent (DCP), has said that no police officer has the right to check a civilian’s phone unless there is an arrest warrant.
He warned Nigerians not to give their phones to officers at checkpoints and said the police would produce an arrest warrant if anyone was investigated.
According to DCP Ewah, after an arrest warrant has been presented, the police can call the phone.
Fighting unemployment is key to ending insecurity, says Governor Okowa
Meanwhile, Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa called on Tue On November 16, the government at all levels to work hard to reduce unemployment and contain growing insecurity in Nigeria.
Okowa made the call, when he received participants in Course 44 of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, at the government building, Asaba national security through socio-economic development “, is very apt when you consider that insecurity and poverty of the economy everywhere harm the country.