Senate passes Police Trust Fund bill

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    —Senate passes Police Trust Fund bill

    YBTC News—The Senate on Tuesday has passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill.

    Mr Saraki, speaking at the Planary, said the bill, which was also passed by the House of Representatives, will provide the funding needed for training and recruitment.

    “By passing this bill, we will be creating big strides towards providing and improving security and the policing in our country.

    “One of the major concerns has always been the issue of funding. We believe that this bill will provide the funding needed for training and recruitment.

    “I am confident that by the time we lay the report on the Police Reform Bill, we would have gone a long way in moving the police in the right direction,” he added

    Recalled that the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, last week had promised the Ag.Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, that the Senate would fast-track its work on both the Police Trust Fund Bill and the Police Reform Bill.

    Mr Saraki will not the coming back to the 9th Senate representing the good people of Kwara Central Senatorial District as he loses to APC’s Ibrahim Oloriegbe.

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