Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has signed the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020 into law.
The parrot confirmed this from the official Twitter handle of President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media , Bashir Ahmad, on Thursday.
He wrote, “@MBuhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria President @MBuhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020. The President in a memo dated September 16th, 2020, communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly, through the Clerk of the legislature” .
“the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020 which PMB signed into law repeals the Police Act Cap. P19. Laws of the Federation, 2004, and provides for a more effective and well organized Police Force, driven by the principles of transparency in its operations and management of its resources.”
The act also establishes an appropriate funding framework for the Police in line with what is obtainable in other Federal Government key institutions, enhances professionalism in the Force through increased training opportunities, and creates an enduring cooperation and partnership between the Police Force and communities in maintaining peace and combating crimes nationwide.