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Obaseki advocates strong institutions for national development

Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State
Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has advocated the strengthening of institutions to enhance national development.

Obaseki said this in Benin at a South-South zone mass sensitisation of members of the public on community policing with the theme, Understanding Community Policing: A Frame Work for Action.’

Represented by his deputy, Philip Shaibu, the governor noted that the challenges facing the country were as a result institutional failure, saying “We must strengthen our institutions if we want to succeed as a nation.’’

He said Edo was in support of state and community policing, dismissing the fear that it would be hijacked by governors.

On his part, Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu said his priority was to institutionalise community policing as a key framework in fighting crime in the society.

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