Abuja - The Inspector-General of Police (IGP),
Solomon Arase, has directed the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge
Zone 7, Ballah Nasarawa, to relocate to Kaduna for effective supervision of
security situation in the state.
This follows concern over the general crime situation in the
While urging the AIG to evolve new intelligence gathering
and crime-fighting techniques and methodologies to suit the local challenges,
the IGP also directed that Police officers who have served in Kaduna State Command
for a period of six years and above be transferred out of the Command in Abuja
with corresponding replacement.
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He also charged the AIG to devise means of halting the
incessant kidnapping as well as other forms of crimes and criminality,
especially in Jere, Kagarko Local Government Area of the state.
In a related development, the Inspector-General of Police
has equally directed the Commissioners of Police in Kogi State Command and his
counterpart in FCT to improve on the surveillance network and high police
visibility in their respective Commands, especially along Abuja-Lokoja-Okene.
Kabba-Owo axis, to check the incessant criminal activities in the areas.
“The IGP assured the citizenry of the commitment of the
Nigeria Police Force to their safety, noting that the Police in cooperation
with other security agencies will continually ensure strategic responses
towards eliminating any threat to internal security of the nation,” said
Olabisi Kolawale, Force Spokesperson.
- CAJ News