As Ekiti Governor, Senate Leader Meet IGP

By Bilkisu Adejoh

President Bola Tinubu has ordered the IGP to immediately arrest the perpetrators of the Ekiti state incident to enable the full wrath of the law on all accomplices.

The President gave the matching order 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 Thursday, 1st February 2024.

Although this order is before an earlier statement issued by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., ordering strategic deployments to deal with the incidents, to address the incidents in a bid to find a lasting solution to the menace.

A statement by ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja 1st February 2024 said,

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

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

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