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Ambode enhances security in Lagos with Neighborhood Corps

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It is done to standardize and develop group policing in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the recently introduced Neighborhood Corps Agency will supplement the work of the Police and other security organizations in protecting Lagos people group through insight gathering. Ambode unveiled this at the initiation of the organization in Lagos on Wednesday.

In October at the third Quarter 2016 Town Hall Meeting in Lagos, Ambode had said the area Safety Agency Bill, which he marked into Law on August 15, 2016, was a piece of endeavors to regulate and develop group policing in the state.
He had guaranteed to raise 5,000 neighborhood watchers to fortify security over the state.

He likewise said that the newcomers would acquire at any rate N25,000 month to month, alongside different remittances.
His Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, in an announcement discharged after the October Town Hall Meeting, said the state government made the move in view of the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps Law, 2016 and a determination by the House of Assembly.

Ambode had said, "We would go hard and fast to ensure that this organization is actuated and every one of our neighborhoods will be secured, and after that concentrate with the state government with all the vital gear and assets to guarantee that we build up what we call group policing.
"We will re-mark Neighborhood Watchers and re-prepare them to the level that every arrangement of neighborhood watchers in all the nearby governments will have their vehicles and essential gear to supplement security.
"We are likewise taking a shot at utilizing extra 5,000 neighborhood watchers in all our nearby governments and they will be paid by us, while the essential compensation for the passageway level will be N25,000 every month."

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