Insecurity: IGP  Meets Tasks Force Management Team, Tactical Squads On Accelerated Operations


By Kamsi Anayo

The Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has 

reassured Nigerians, especially residents of the Federal Capital Territory, of improved security in the country.

The Force Headquarters Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement on Tuesday expressed the IGP concern over the security situation.

According to him, Egbetokun in the recent incident of abduction in the Federal Capital Territory, and other similar incidents across the country, convened a crucial meeting with the Force Management Team and Tactical Squads over the rising concerns surrounding security in the country.

According to the statement, 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,” he said.

Adejobi said the IGP has 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 collective efforts in combating criminal elements,” he said in the statement.


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