Tinubu orders IGP to apprehend perpetrators of Ekiti incidents 

… As Ekiti governor, Senate leader meet IGP


CITIZENS COMPASS —The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, to arrest the insecurity situation in Ekiti State and apprehend the masterminds behind this. 

Recall that the IGP had ordered strategic deployments to deal with the incidents. This was made known during the visit of the Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, and the Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, to the Inspector General of Police at the Force Headquarters on Thursday, February 1, 2024, to address the incidents in a bid to finding a lasting solution to them.

The IGP has expressed the unrelenting commitment of the Force to addressing the challenge, ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to book and the kidnaped pupils rescued unhurt.

In addition, the IGP has ordered the deployment of Police helicopter, Armored Personnel Carriers, IRT and STS operatives, and Police Mobile Force personnel, to argument the manpower already deployed to Ekiti for the special operations. 


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