Only state police can tackle Nigeria’s worsening insecurity
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Wednesday, insisted that only state police can tackle the current rising state of insecurity in the country.
The governor, who stated this in Jalingo during a chat with journalists, called on the residents to pray to God for peace in the state.
“If any governor tells you that he will do anything about insecurity, such a governor is lying.
As governors, we don’t have control over the police or the army and virtually there is nothing we can do about security.
“We have been calling for the establishment of state police, butbnobody seems to consider our position, but state police remains the only viable option to contain insecurity across the country now.
“The constitution does not place the security architecture of the country in the hands of governors. I am praying myself forbpeace and I have also asked the people of the state to pray for peace in the state,” he said.