The Katsina state government has approved the deployment of dogs to complement security arrangements to secure boarding schools in the state.
According to information revealed by a reliable social media platform called Sahara Reporters, the Katsina state government has sanctioned the deployment of security dogs to supplement the security agencies in safeguarding boarding schools in the state.
Speaking with the press, Commissioner for Education, Dr Badamasi Charanchi, revealed that the movement was to supplement the work of security operatives assigned to each boarding schools.
According to his words, "We were instructed to sanction these dogs at each school because they have incomparable abilities to distinguish any invader or trespasser faster than any human beings in many ways. These dogs, when deployed, will alarm the students and other security guards before any damage.
It was advice from the security operatives, and we found it acceptable because of the current security situation, even most of the police station are making use of these methods to aid and assist security operatives".
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Apart from deploying five security guards, a perimeter fence was erected with a security watchtower in the boarding schools
There have been mixed reaction on Twitter as many Nigerians took to the comment box to share their thoughts.
According to a Twitter user identified as "Prince Igiri Sunday" who took to his Twitter page to react.
"Everybody is a comedian in Nigeria. No b only dog na goat".
See tweet below...
Another user identified as "FullNaijaBreed" also said:
"The dogs should be stationed at the government house, and the government house security should mount all round defense across the boarding schools".
See tweet below...
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