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Lagos to deploy 10,000 neighbourhood security officials for state police

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, reveals that the state government has concluded plans to deploy at least 10,000 from the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps to assist with the provision of security across the state.

The governor said this will come into effect once the Federal Government and the National Assembly firm up constitutional provisions for the establishment of state police.

This was made known by Governor Sanwo-Olu during a live media chat with some select journalists on Thursday, February 22, 2024, in Lagos, where he stated that he eagerly awaiting the creation of state police across the country.

Sanwo-Olu said the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC), a uniformed security agency established by a law of the Lagos State House of Assembly in 2016, would be pulled out to join state police.

Sanwo-Olu said,

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