Connect with us


Nigeria News

IGP Laments Unwarranted And Unprovoked Attack On Police Officers During 2019 Elections


Senior Lawyers Knock Buhari Over Extension Of IGP Adamu’s Tenure

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has decried the attack on a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Brass, Bayelsa State, yesterday, Sunday, 24th February 2019 and has ordered for the immediate arrest, comprehensive investigation and diligent prosecution of persons involved, no matter their positions in society.

The IGP, who made this known through its Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Frank Mba described the incident as unwarranted and unprovoked. He also warns that under his watch, such brazen acts of impunity will not be condoned.

In a related incident, Five (5) male suspects have been arrested in Umuahia, Abia State over an attack on a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) who was patriotically defending the sanctity of the electoral system at a Collation Centre in Umuahia.

These attacks have once again highlighted the risks and hazards inherent in policing our clime, and the need for stakeholders and government at all levels to continue to support the officers and men of the Force in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Meanwhile, the IGP has commended all Nigerians, whom, by their words and actions, have clearly identified with the Force by denouncing these barbaric and uncivilized actions against Police Officers performing their legitimate duties.