Advanced Boko-Haram in disguise? As Kano Legalises Vigilante Groups

Published On: March 1, 2012, 9:04 pm
Author: Niger-Delta Militants
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Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has signed into law a bill for the establishment of Neighbourhood Watch, otherwise known as Vigilante Groups in the state.

The law, which consist of 15 sections, is to provide for the setting up, registration and monitoring of Vigilante groups in the state.

State Commissioner of Justice, Barrister Maliki Kuliya told reporters in Kano Thursday that the law is essential because they are voluntary organizations who assist the police and other governmental agencies in combating crime.

He pointed that there is the need to make sure that only people of impeccable character are allowed membership of the groups.

Barrister Maliki Kuliya added that it has become necessary to regulate the activities of Vigilante groups in view of the significance of their service to the society.

The commissioner also pointed out that they have a crucial role to play, particularly at this critical period in the state.

Meanwhile, Kano state government has approved the release of N50 million to the state urban planning agency, KNUPDA for laying of interlock tiles for some roads in the Kano metropolis.

The roads are Audu Bako way, Ahmadu Bello way, Alu Avenue and Race Course road. Others are Bompai road, Gwarzo road, Airport road and Emirs’ Palace road.

The state Commissioner for Project Monitoring, Alhaji Aminu Abdussalam who told reporters on Thursday that the move is part of the Kwankwaso administration’s routine maintenance and beautification of metropolitan roads in the state.


-- mastabrown (m) at 1-03-2012 09:41PM
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That bill is not necessary, Nigeria is going back. Were are the force-men? Are they sleeping? why Vigilante? Just wasting funds, and it also make some youth useless in life. Rubbish, I wonder if politicians are babies.
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-- Bachelorette (m) at 1-03-2012 09:47PM
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this is pure nonsense. at the end these people or set of people will not drop all their weapon, wch will increase the rate of crime in dat region. dis is anoda advance boko-haram

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-- patiwezue (f) at 1-03-2012 10:32PM
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Dats good
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-- patiwezue (f) at 1-03-2012 10:35PM
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Is good oooooo
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-- Bachelorette (m) at 2-03-2012 12:25PM
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Quote from: patiwezue on  1-03-2012 10:32PM
Dats good

Ok

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