Adamawa government to partner PCRC to end crime in the state




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Yola –  Gov. Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa says his administration is committed to partnering the Police Community Committee (PCRC) in the state to ensure sustainable peace.
Jibrilla stated this in Yola on Wednesday while receiving of the state PCRC who paid him a courtesy call.
The governor explained that his administration required the of the group to encourage communities in the state safeguard public within their domains.
Jibrilla then directed the Secretary to the State Government to involve the committee in all government in the state and also promised to construct a befitting office complex for the committee.
government is concerned about impacting positive change on the people.
“We must ensure that the `change mantra’ which is the slogan for this dispensation, is experienced by the people, rather than making just a slogan.
“The anticipated change must include change of attitudes as well as having renewed mind towards sustained ,’’ he said.
Earlier, the state chairman of PCRC, Alhaji Sahabo Magaji, said that the group collaborating the police in the state to reduce crime and ensure peace and order.
Magaji explained that the committee, established the former Inspector General of Police, Mr. Etim Iyang since 1984, had been in existence and operational at the state, area commands and divisional levels.
He said the group had embarked on projects such as fencing, renovating and equipping of police offices as well as construction of toilets in some across the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee conferred on the , the title of ‘Life Grand Patron’ of PCRC in the state. (NAN)