The President, in an interview with Arise TV and said if the police was doing so well with their jobs, soldiers won’t be seen on streets.
The President said, “Nigerians are seeing soldiers on the streets which is not good for the Police and I told them this some months ago”.
“I have a problem with the police and I told them that, from my training and experience, the police are supposed to be in the front line”, he said.
The President laud the effort of Lagos state government in setting up Lagos State Neighborhood Corps, be said, “it may be more efficient, which was why I congratulated the governor of Lagos State when he started the Lagos State Neighbourhood Corps. It’s a good initiative”.
“Lagos State is richer than the Federal Government. How many states are there that can pay salaries and you now ask them to go and form state Police”, he said.