Massive job opportunity for Nigerians and a boost to Nigerian security architecture as President Muhammadu Buhari approved N13.3billion for the take-off of the Community Policing initiative across the country.
OurWorldGist gathered that the president made this known at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organized to assess progress made towards the achievement of the nine key priorities of his administration on Monday being 11th October, 2021 in Abuja.
President Buhari stated that the approval was part of measures to consolidate efforts aimed at enhancing security nationwide.
“We have also approved the sum of N13.3 billion for the take-off of the Community Policing initiative across the Country, as part of measures adopted to consolidate efforts aimed at enhancing security nationwide,’’ he said.
He also announced that the Ministry of Defence had been instructed to create a modest military industrial complex for the local production of weapons to meet some of the requirements of the country’s armed forces.
The president explained further that the establishment of the industrial complex would address Nigeria’s over-dependence on other countries for military equipment and logistics.
According to him, the project is being implemented under the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), a military department responsible for arms manufacture.
Meanwhile, there is already insinuation online that Vigilante Members of Vigilante Group Of Nigeria or Exited Npower Beneficiaries might be both considered before new in stake .