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Insecurity: FCTA approves funds for community policing in Abuja

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has permitted the sum of N500million for community policing in Abuja as part of efforts to curb insecurity.

The funds will current the logistics help for the Federal Government scheme in communities in the 8,000 sq. kilometers of the nation’s capital.

FCT Minister Muhammad Bello made the announcement all through the FCT Security Committee meeting on Thursday in Gwarinpa I District.

Bello talked about the contribution was in recognition of the importance the federal authorities attaches to the mission anticipated to suppress crimes and criminality in the territory.

The minister charged Chairmen of the six Area Councils in FCT to contribute on the very least N100million each to further enhance the potential of the security companies.

Bello urged stakeholders, along with typical rulers and residents, to ensure the sustainability of the community policing mission.

“This fund made available will strategically be used for the activities, training and payment of allowances to the volunteers of the community policing,” he talked about.

Bello and members of the FCT Security Committee, moreover in the current day, donated 60 operational autos to security companies on the Eagle Square.

The Police Force acquired 20. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Armed Forces, Customs, Immigration, Correctional Services, Federal Road Safety Commission, amongst others, acquired the remaining.

The FCTA approval and donations obtained right here days after the United States issued an alert of deliberate terror attacks in Abuja.

Insecurity: FCTA approves funds for community policing in Abuja

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