Tuesday, June 28, 2022

IGP deploys 150 police officers to tackle kidnappings in FCT

Must read

Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
- Advertisement -

The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Bala Ciroma, on Wednesday, disclosed that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Muhammed Adamu, has ordered the deployment of 150 officers to the territory to fight kidnappings and killings.

Mr Ciroma, in a statement on Wednesday, said the deployment would strengthen security, dismantle and dislodge all criminal hideouts especially kidnappers camp within the FCT.

According to the CP, FCT should be more fortified, charging the personnel to professional, firm, dedicated, civil with law-abiding citizens and ruthless to all criminal elements.

He said: “Consequently, the Inspector-General of Police has graciously deployed one-hundred and fifty (150) personnel consisting of operatives from the Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit and Special Forces to the Federal Capital Territory to reinforce the on-going counter kidnapping operations.

READ ALSO:   Saraki: Buhari under pressure to sack IGP Idris

“The deployment will strengthen security, dismantle and dislodge all criminal hideouts especially kidnappers camp within the FCT.

“Furthermore, the Command will anchor on this operation to foster community policing and collaboration with sister security agencies.

“Hence, I charge all personnel deployed within the FCT to be professional, firm, dedicated, civil with law-abiding citizens and ruthless to all criminal elements.

“I want to use this medium to reassure FCT residents of the Command’s unwavering commitment towards the protection of lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.

“In addition, I wish to express my profound gratitude to the Inspector-General of Police IGP, Mohammed Adamu and the Minister of the FCT, Mallam Muhammed Bello for their unflinching support towards the FCT Command.

READ ALSO:   DSO: 30m homes to access digital television in Nigeria – FG

“I also want to appreciate the Gentlemen of the Press and all those who volunteered useful information to the Command in its fight against crime.”

news nigeria

- Advertisement -

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest article

- Advertisement -
cosgrove

- Website Designed By DEBORIAN.COM, a Nigerian Web Designer and Web Developer -