Vacancy: Police To Recruit 40,000 New Personnel. Adamu said on Thursday, August 29, in Enugu during the launch of the Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), that the new constables to be recruited would work in communities in all the 774 local government areas of the country.
“Each of the 774 council areas in the country will have a minimum of 50 constables to strengthen security at the local levels.
“It will also involve engaging community-based organisations, groups and institutions to see that it works for the betterment of all,” Adamu said. Vanguard reports that Adamu, who was represented by the Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of police, Zone 9, Baba Tijini, said the POCACOV is in line with community policing agenda of the federal government.
According to him, community policing should involve all stakeholders so as to meet its goal of crime reduction in Nigeria. “I want all Nigerians to key into this programme for the overall reduction of crime in all our communities in the country.
“We want to engage and work together with local citizens to easily identify security threats and proffer local solutions to them,” he added.