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Mixed Reactions Trail Police Decision To Disarm Officers

Earlier today, 247NNU reported that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has commenced the process of migrating from total dependence on lethal weaponry as first line of operations to use of less lethal weapons like Taser or Stun Guns.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, made the disclosure at the inauguration of Zonal Security Stakeholders Forum held at Zone 11 Command headquarters along Gbongan Road, Osogbo, Osun State capital.

Represented by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Logistics at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu, the IGP said he addressing the root factors that engender conflict and distrust between the citizens and the police.

Since the news of this broke the airwaves, Nigerians have voiced out opinions on this matter with some favouring the option while others doubt the plausibility of it working out in the country.

See some comments from our Facebook page below:


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