Abdulrazaq MUNGADI, Gombe
The Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has urged residents of Gombe State as well as other parts of the country to be involved in the prevention of crime and criminality.
Dandal Kura Radio International Correspondent in Gombe State, Abdurazak Auwal Mungadi reported that the IGP saying that, security will be better guaranteed when members of society are actively involved.
Mr Adamu stated this on Monday at the inauguration of the Community Policing Advisory Committee set up by the government of Gombe State.
He was represented by the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of zone 3, Halliru Abubakar Gwandu, the IGP disclosed that the Nigeria Police Force has over the years made community policing a cardinal focus for effective service delivery.
He explained that the force is planning to develop and implement the Gombe State crime prevention and community strategy to mitigate youth violence and restlessness as well as other social vices.
On his part, state governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya stated that his administration will continue to ensure synergy with security agencies in the state in order to achieve the desired peace among the populace.