Ekweremadu To Represent State Police Bill On Tuesday     

Funsho Akinwale

The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has concluded plans to represent the State Police Bill on Tuesday.

Recalled that Ekweremadu had presented the bill in the last dispensation of the 8th Senate which did not yield any result.

The bill, if passed into law, according to the politician, will establish the Federal Police, State Police, National Police Service Commission, National Police Council, as well as State Police Service Commission bills for the states.

A statement made to newsmen confirmed that the bill would be responsible for the maintenance of public security, preservation of public order and security of persons and property throughout the federation to the extent provided for, under the Constitution or by an Act of the National Assembly.

The statement added that the state police “shall be organised and administered in accordance with such provisions as may be prescribed by a Law of the House of Assembly of a State subject to the framework and guidelines established by an Act of the National Assembly.”

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