ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! IGP Ibrahim Idris Gives Special Marching Order, Set To Restore Permanent Peace In Benue State

By Post Nigeria February 5, 2018 20:21

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! IGP Ibrahim Idris Gives Special Marching Order, Set To Restore Permanent Peace In Benue State

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has deployed 15 additional Police Units Special Forces, Technical and Intelligence Teams, to contain further attacks in Benue State, according to Vanguard.

Mr. Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police in the State, disclosed this on Monday, in Makurdi, while addressing Newsmen.

He said: “The Inspector-General is seriously committed to bringing to an end the killings in the State and the country.

“It is that commitment that informed the reinforcement of our Command continuously on a daily basis, to nip in the bud the act of criminality and killings in the State.

“The Inspector-General has continued to support us, as of today 15 units squadrons from 15 States have been deployed to support the existing Officers on ground.

“We also received the deployment of Police Special Forces, Intelligence and Technical Teams in the State”, Owoseni said.

He added that the Command had rescued a Non-Commissioned Officer, NCO, who got missing during the February attack in Yogbo community, in Guma Local Government Area, in the battle between Police and suspected herdsmen.

He said that the rescued “Officer was unhurt, his weapon was safe, he was in high spirit, and has rejoined his colleagues in the ongoing operations in Guma.”

The Commissioner said that security operatives were able to flush out the mercenaries from the community and hoped to sustain the success recorded.

He stressed that relative peace had been restored in Yogbo village.

He added that the Command had deployed Forces in “Kwande, Agatu, Gboko, Makurdi, Buruku, Katsina-Ala, Gwer West, and Vandeikya Local Government Areas for proactive measures.”

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