By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
This development was contained in a statement he signed and made available to WESTERNPOST on Friday in Ibadan.
translate the efforts and struggles into practical reality,’’ he said.MaharajJi said that the urgent need for state police cannot be over emphasized in a country flowing with milk and honey as well as humongous blessings.He said that the services of Nigeria police was to protect lives and property, adding that they can’t sit idle and watch with disdain the
ever increasing deaths of young men and women.According to him, “State police will ensure social coherence, more respect, dignity, Trust, love and cooperation in the state and by
extension the whole nation.
“It will enhance trade, business and social understanding on top of which cultural and traditional values would be respected and become the basis of our existence to prevent crime and other disasters.
“It will prevent the abuse of principles and natural laws of each area as well as create enabling condition for progress and stability.’’
MaharajJi said that the creator has placed on the table of Nigerians, a country known as the giant of Africa but bedeviled with all kinds of self induced vicissitudes.
the best in the world, saying the police was under funded hence their incapacitation.
Maharaj Ji said such had disabled the vital part of the nation’s economy to stagnate as well as wallow in disgrace, dishonor and disrepute.
“We have seen where policemen in service are not well dressed, wearing walk about shoes, torn old dresses, old caps with the National
Ark almost torn halfway and handling pepper soup guns.
“In our days as kids, policemen are only carry batons and very well and neatly dressed in khaki shorts with nice haircuts. They appear
courteously fatherly and commanded respect because they are known by local Chiefs and our kings,’’ he said.
He bemoaned the brutal killings of fellow Nigerians and setting ablaze police stations for no just reasons by some hoodlums in the name of politics, religion and business.