June 21, 2021
I’m against establishment of state police — Sen. Gobir Sen. Gobir

I’m against establishment of state police — Sen. Gobir

From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto

The Senator representing Sokoto East Senatorial zone, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir has kicked against those agitating for the establishment of State Police saying this may further divide the country.

Senator Gobir who stated this in an I imterview with The Triumph in Sokoto also cautioned that with the establishment of the state police ,Nigeria may experiences series of problems as one entity nation.
According to him, apart from further dividing the country, the states may not have the money to fund the state police.

Gobir argued that at the end of the situations states may use the police to create obstacles to their opponents.
He noted that issue of local government autonomy which is overwhelmingly everywhere will be look at it without any problem.

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