By Udeh Gabriel, Kaduna
Nigerians of foursight have overwhelmingly supported suggestions to makie Nigeria police force a department in Nigeria army, saying doing so will surely end the age-long bribery and corruption and human rights abuses among personnel of the Nigeria police.
They also opined that if police is made a department under Nigeria army for at least 10 years, headed by Major as commissioners of police, the ills, indiscipline and unhealthy conduct among some police officers would reduc andr be corrected.
These observations were made during conversation at the ongoing leadership development course training by some participants mostly armed forces, paramilitary personnel and civilians at Martin Luther Agwai international leadership and Peace keeping training centre, jaji kaduna.
In a chat orchestrated by the increased anti SARS nationwide protest by Nigerian youths, an army officer and victim who acknowledged the police excess said indiscipline and lack effective proscusion were largely responsible the attriocies.
“Their commanders are reluctant in effecting necessary punishment against offenders and Corrupt police officers as demanded.
They also cited countries where the such changes were done and how there problems were solved.