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Nigeria: Labour Seeks Better Work Condition for Police

The Organized labour has hailed the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) led by its chairman, Dr Kayode Fayemi for the recent engagement with all the stakeholders including the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), security agencies and other stakeholders on the recent security challenges in Ondo State.

In In a statement, Comrade Issa Aremu,a former two term Vice President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) described the Ondo peace meeting as "an art of community policing in principle and details" which he said must be institutionalized within the context of the new national Community Policing policy espoused by, Mr Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police.The labour leader who had decried the negative impact of incessant insecurity on labour market productivity observed that Community policing is a "practical way of democratizing policing in a democratic system".The labour leader commended the Inspector General of the Police "as a passionate driver" of the principle of Community Policing adding that only "peoples' ownership of policing and democratic control" of policing can ensure sustainable security in the country.p The Organized labour has hailed the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) led by its chairman, Dr Kayode Fayemi for the recent engagement with all the stakeholders including the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), security agencies and other stakeholders on the recent security challenges in Ondo State.

He said the State Governors Forum was right in insisting that Insecurity was a national, not a regional challenge, that deserved the the cooperation of all.The Inspector of Police Mohammed Adamu gave the key note address in which he disclosed that the command had trained 18000 community police officers in the last one year.

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