Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has admitted that the creation of state police is the solution to solving the security issues facing the country.
Speaking at the National Assembly’s Security Summit on Thursday, he said that embracing state police would help to beef up security in the country.
Punch reported that the vice president added that the state policing system was the way forward, stressing that national policing would not solve the country’s security problems currently facing several regions.
Osinbajo also reckoned that the strengthening of the central police force by increasing the workforce, as well as adequate funding of the police force.
Osinbajo debunked allegations that President Muhammadu Buhari was ignoring the killings by herdsmen because he is Fulani, saying that the president was very much concerned about the Benue killings.
He further warned Nigerians not to allow the conflict between herdsmen and farmers assume ethnic and religious dimensions.