Presidency has denied the approval of State and Local Government Police. Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi, the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Digital Media, debunked the rumor via his Verified Twitter Handle [@toluogunlesi].
“Fake News. There were no “approvals” given. Ceremony was for submission of Panel Report (more than 2,000 pages long) – which made several recommendations. President received Report & directed IGP, Min of Justice & NHRC to “work out modalities for implementation within 3 months.”
Read the President’s full Speech here: The link: https://t.co/ULCebvwu4q
And compare with all the headlines claiming State Police has been ‘approved’.”