The Role of Private Security Companies in the Provision of Security to Corporate Organizations in Sabon Gari Local Government, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Abubakar Mohammed Bashir
Abubakar Mohammed Bashir, College of Law, Government, and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 17 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 02 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 August 2019 | PP: 264-266 | Volume-8 Issue-2S3 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10450782S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1045.0782S319
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Abstract: Security of lives and properties of people used to be the sole responsibilities of the State, but currently, the worldwide and growing trend in providing security services through private companies is clear in Nigeria, Sabon Gari Local Government to be specific. Corporate organizations in this local government rely on these private companies for security. This study therefore, investigates the contributions of private security companies in security provision for corporate organizations in the study area, and confidence the organizations have for them. A qualitative method of data collection was used. Purposive sampling using snowball was used. An in-depth interview was conducted to six informants from both the corporate organizations and the security services. Finding shows that the private security companies play important role in the provision of security and the corporate organizations have confidence on them. The study recommends that government should encourage and improve the activities of private security companies in Nigeria.
Keywords: Corporate Organization, Crime, Kaduna State, Private Security.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences