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Police to be deployed to liberated communities

17 November 2015, 18:14

Abuja - Inspector  General of Police, Solomon Arase, has expressed the force’s commitment to ensure security in places that have been liberated from the Boko Haram terror group.

He made the pledge at the Force Headquarters in Abuja after a meeting with Nigeria Mobile Police Squadron Commanders.

“The Nigeria Police, being the custodian of our internal security is mapping out ways to deploy men to liberated areas in the North-East.
Logistics and men deployed must be in upmost shape and competent,” Arase said.

The Inspector-General e informed the Squadron Commanders that the country is counting on their strength, commitment and loyalty as the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states draw closer.

Also read: Military claims surrender of 200 Boko Haram fighters

He said the force management would deploy credible officers to the affected states.

“Our resolve and competence will once again be tested in this onerous assignment,” said Arase.

The election in Kogi is scheduled for Saturday.

In Bayelsa, they are scheduled for December 5.  

- CAJ News


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