Kano completes training of 4,800 youths for community policing
The Kano state Government on Monday held a passing out parade of 4,800 youth drawn from the 44 local government areas of the state, who acquired community policing skills.
This was disclosed by the governor during the passing-out parade of some of the trained youth at Kano State Corporate Security Institute, Gabasawa, Kano, on Monday.
It was gathered that out of the 4,800 trainees, 150 came from each of the metropolitan areas and 100 each from others.
The governor said, “We just have to be up and doing in ensuring safer Kano and Nigeria.
“Apart from 4,800 youths, who will be trained from the 44 LGAs, the over 5,000 personnel of the State Road Traffic Agency will also be trained here in batches. We are doing this to improve our performance in community policing strategy.”
The governor said the state accorded special consideration to community policing, adding that there were community policing committees at all levels; from community, ward, local government and to state level.
“We have expanded security committee, comprising the Commissioner of Police, Director of the Department of State Services and heads of other security agencies,” he added.
At the occasion, 500 KAROTA personnel and 230 corporate security trainees were included in the passing-out ceremony.