Tech/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/128 views /TechTechnology Why Buhari Can’t Approve State, LGA Police – Falanashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelFemi Falana Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot single-handedly approve establishment of State and Local Government Areas police. In a brief statement in reaction to the recommendation of the Presidential panel on SARS reform, Falana declared that the issue of establishing state police is a constitutional matter. Advertise With Us He said President Buhari cannot decide on it without going through the National Assembly for amendment of the Constitution, whatever decision unilaterally made by Buhari would not work. ALSO READ What Happened To Me When We Tried To Remove Fuel Subsidy - Kachikwu“Issue of state police is a constitutional one; there must be an amendment of the constitution in order for the president to approve the recommendation of the National Human Rights Commission. “The president cannot single-handedly give approval for the establishment of state police,” he said. Recall that the Presidency on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari has not approved the formation of state police structures as being reported by some newspapers. ALSO READ Maharaj Ji Reveals Why Nigerians Must Support BuhariA statement signed by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said President Buhari Monday rather received a report on the reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). It said the president requested that the report be studied and a white paper produced within three months. ”President Buhari’s specific directive is that a three-man panel is set up to produce the white paper. ”The report of the white paper committee will form the basis of the decisions of the government on the many recommendations, including the setting up of state and local government police made by the Ojukwu panel. ALSO READ Latest Benue State Online News Headlines For Today June 2nd”Until a white paper is produced, it will be premature and pre-emptive to suggest that the recommendations contained in the report have been approved by the President in part or whole,” the release said. The debate over the creation of state police has heightened in recent months with the rising insecurity across parts of the nation. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:TechTechnology share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articlePhotos: Lai Mohammed, Aregbesola, others attend Eid-el-Fitr prayer in Lagosnext articleEid prayers hold in Yobe amid tight security – Daily Post NigeriaRelated Posts469 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Kaduna: Court Rules On El-Rufai’s Religious Bill | Nigeria News430 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Kidnapped Son Of Ex-Health Minister FreedCheck Out Full Aiteo Cup Round Of 32 Results As Enyimba Outsmarted By UnderdogLicence Renewal: How To Use Bypass Capture By FRSCLagos State Govt Speaks On ‘Ongoing LAGBUS Recruitment’Disregard Rumour Of New Ebola Case, FG Tells NigeriansOtedola Finally Sells Forte Oil, Reveals Next MoveMinisterial Appointment: Group Attacks Tinubu For ‘Blocking Ambode’s Nomination’FRSC Directs Drivers To Make Use Of ‘Bypass Capture’ For Licence RenewalEgyptian Ex-president Morsi Was ‘Killed’, Says Erdogan Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.