Nigeria, April 7 -- Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has said the centralised policing system is not working in Nigeria.

Mr Oyetola said to meet the current security challenges in the land, the federal government needs to decentralise the policing system.

He made this point known on Wednesday while speaking at the 2nd Annual Colloquium of the Sultan Maccido Institute for Peace, Leadership and Development Studies, University of Abuja.

Mr Oyetola identified the sources of insecurity as "poverty which creates a gulf between the rich and the poor; inequitable allocation of resources which pits one region against the other; and injustice which makes offended parties resort to self-help and consequently take up arms against the state."...