The Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria has identified establishment of Community Policing as the way to tackle security problems being experienced.
To this end, the Conference has called on the Federal Government to tinker with the security architecture in the country to reflect the demographic reality of the nation.
This is part of the resolution reached at the end of its first quarter meeting held in Bauchi.
Chairman of the conference Abubakar Sulaiman who is also the speaker Bauchi State House of Assembly commended the efforts of the federal government towards fighting insecurity in the Country hence the need to prioritize crime prevention.
Abubakar Sulaiman stated that the conference also wants all the States Houses of Assembly to ensure passage of the Funds Management Bill in their respective states for effective implementation of the Financial Autonomy for the State Legislature and Judiciary.
On the issues of parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria PASAN, The chairman urged its members to exercise patience on their struggle noting that a committee has been set up to engage the Association with a view to resolve the lingering issues that led to the nationwide industrial action.
The Conference of Speakers led by its chairman Abubakar Sulaiman also paid a courtesy visit to the State Governor Senator Bala Mohammad, the Emir of Bauchi Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu and inspected some selected projects executed by the State Government.