Senate passes Police Reform Bill

The Senate on Wednesday passed the Police Reform Bill which recommends a five year single tenure for the Inspector General of Police.

This followed the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs presented by the Chairman, Senator Tijjani Kaura (Zamfara North), after passing the third reading.

The upper legislative body recommended a five year single tenure for the IGP notwithstanding the retirement age of the appointee.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

CAN, JNI in war of words over FG radio station for herdsmen

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have clashed with the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, over a radio licence ...