A former Governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, has blamed past military administrations for instituting the transfer of senior personnel to states they were not familiar with.
He said they should have allowed administrators to remain in the state in order to govern properly since they know the terrain.
NAN reports that Duke spoke on Friday at a lecture organised by the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star in Calabar, while insisting that local policing is the only way to ensure effective security in Nigeria.
He described policing as “a very local thing which requires a lot of intelligence and knowing the people who you work with.’’
“If you send someone from Edo to come and become the Commissioner of Police in Cross River and the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) is from a…