Police Politics

Reps Committee Pledges Adequate Funding For Police

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: IBRAHIM SHEHU

 

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Rep Mr. Makki Abubakar Yalleman says the committee would work hard to address insecurity in the country beyond the expectations on Nigerians.

He made the remark at the inaugural meeting of the committee on Tuesday at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja.

Mr. Yalleman said the responsibility of the committee had come at a time when there are a lot of security challenges facing many parts of the country which require urgent attention and solution.

According to him, citizens are increasingly looking up to their representatives and leaders for answers on strengthening law and order, protecting lives and property, and building confidence in security institutions.

“We are to ensure adequate funding for agencies under our jurisdiction, provide useful legislation, carrying out performance audit and other allied oversight functions geared towards efficient service delivery and repositioning the Nations internal security architecture.

“Stewardship of our national security portfolio is an immense responsibility that requires diligence, vision and sacrifice.”

The chairman expressed confidence that committee can achieve meaningful progress through open-minded discussion and collaborative efforts.

He said that for the committee to stand the test of time, transparency, accountability, diligence, patience, and perseverance are fundamental.

 

 

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