President Tinubu Mulls establishment of Marine Police, Solid Mineral Police, Forest Guards


By Innocent Orok

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at a meeting in Abuja on Friday with Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed his plans to rejig Nigeria’s security architecture.

He mentioned three brand new police formations, to augment the regular police. He said the deployment of Forest Guards was being considered, with better training, modern technological gadgets and weapons to strengthen security.He said the solid mineral and marine economic sectors will also be secured by Special Police.

“We have a big Marine economy, and I do not see why we should not have the Marine Police.

“We will have the same in Solid Minerals to keep the scavengers away. I am ready to invest in security”.

President Tinubu also revealed his plans to stock the nation’s mineral resources, in reserve.

“We will buy our own minerals and keep them in reserves, especially gold, which will be effective in our foreign exchange reserve,’’ the President told the governors.

Culled from Bayo Onanuga X handle


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