Wednesday, February 28, 2024


In light of the recent incident of abduction in the Federal Capital Territory, and other similar incidents across the country, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, convened a crucial meeting with the Force Management Team and Tactical Squads, on Monday 15th January, 2024, to address the rising concerns surrounding insecurity in the country.

A statement by the FPRO, Force Headquarters, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this on Tuesday.

” The IGP expressed deep concern over the unfortunate events and emphasized the need for decisive action to curb such heinous crimes.

” During the meeting which centred on a comprehensive review of current security challenges, strategic planning, and the deployment of tactical resources to tackle emerging threats, the IGP emphasized the need for a coordinated and intelligence-driven approach to address the evolving security landscape. Tactical squads were briefed and directed to intensify efforts on the deployment of proactive measures to prevent criminal activities and protect citizens.

” While reassuring Nigerians, especially residents of the Federal Capital Territory, of improved security, the IGP ordered the Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Department of Operations, to personally coordinate the upscaled security strategies emplaced to decimate kidnappers and other criminally minded individuals in the FCT, and immediately restore normalcy.

” In addition to operational strategies, the IGP underscored the significance of community engagement and collaboration with relevant stakeholders to gather information, enhance trust, and foster a collective effort in combating criminal elements.” the statement added.

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