The Katsina State Government approved N560 million for security equipment for personnel of the newly established unit.


Katsina Govt Releases N560m for Security Equipment Ahead Watch Corps' Graduation

The Katsina State Government has approved the sum of N560 million to be used in purchasing security equipment for personnel of the newly-established Security Watch Corps in the State. 

The approval is coming ahead of the graduation of about 1,500 youths recruited as personnel of the Katsina Security Watch network. 

Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Dr. Nasiru Muazu Danmusa, revealed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of an Executive Council Meeting presided by Governor Dikko Umaru Radda, today.
Danmusa said the graduating personnel of  the Security Watch would use part of the combat equipment, intended to augment that of the conventional security agencies in the State, in fighting bandits and other criminals.
He however, said Kafur, Malumfashi and Bindawa are classified as vulnerable local governments, following the bandits attacks experienced in recent times.
Ibrahim Kaula Mohammed,
CPS to Katsina Governor.
October 5th, 2023.

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