The military, Police and State Security Services in Yobe State on Sunday stressed the need to install Close Circuit Television cameras to monitor movements in schools in the state.
State Director, National Orientation Agency, Malam Wakil Kaku, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu. “The military, Police and State Security Services authorities noted
that all schools must be provided with wall fence and installation of Close Circuit Television cameras to monitor movements and objects in and around the schools.
“The security authorities also emphasised on the need to provide designated entry and exit points to check unauthorised movements around the schools,’’ he said.
Kaku, however, added that the a gency had sensitised schools principals and proprietors to understand basic precautionary measures on security challenges.
He expressed worry about the spate of attacks on schools, which had claimed lives of innocent students.
“We saw the need to sensitise school authorities to basic measures towards securing the schools.
“The agency last week organised intensive training on precautionary measures on security challenges for school principals and proprietors across the state,’’ the director said.
Kaku added that the authorities were educated on the need to promote self-screening to identify new faces among students and teachers in order to fish out strange faces with nefarious intentions. NAN