21 Dec Nigeria: Sokoto State House of Assembly Greenlights the Creation of Community Guards
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
The Sokoto State House of Assembly granted approval for Governor Ahmed Aliyu’s proposal to establish the Sokoto State Community Guards Corps.
The decision was reached after a thorough examination by the joint House Committees on Special Services and Security Matters, Judiciary, Justice, and Human Rights Committee.
The committee’s Chairman, Alhaji Nasiru Adamu, highlighted 28 recommendations, including amendments to the bill’s title and provisions for maintaining peace, ensuring safety, and swift response to emergencies. The Speaker, Alhaji Tukur Bala, presented the report, leading to unanimous approval via a voice vote.