Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, has alleged that safety operatives promote weapons to Boko Haram.
In keeping with the United Nations, Boko Haram killed more than 100 civilians in an assault on farmers in Borno state on Saturday.
Speaking on Channels TV on Sunday, the previous governor mentioned there’s a want to analyze the supply of the insurgents’ arms and ammunition.
He mentioned many of the weaponry utilized by Boko Haram come from navy armoury.
“A lot of the weaponry utilized by Boko Haram come from our armoury. We might want to look into that. Why are we promoting weapons to the enemy?” he requested.
Duke mentioned there’s a want for a “full revamp of our safety community” to keep away from shedding the nation.
He mentioned there ought to be police presence in each 5 kilometres, including that their “presence is a deterrent”.
The ex-governor mentioned graduates who can suppose like perpetrators of crime ought to be recruited into the drive to enhance intelligence gathering.
He requested the federal authorities to coach and encourage policemen and troopers preventing the insurgents.
“The extent of individuals we convey into the drive is a bit too low. Crime is much more subtle than that. We’d like individuals who can suppose alongside the perpetrators of the crime. We have to up the ante and practice them and encourage them. There must be an insurance coverage scheme to take care of them,” he mentioned.
“Inspire the troopers within the northeast. I feel they’re under-motivated. We have to process them on intelligence gathering. Extra of intelligence than firepower.
“On the opposite entrance, by now, we have to develop a technique on kidnap. Are the police correctly motivated? I doubt it, they usually don’t have sufficient weaponry.”