Kaduna Killings: IGP Calls For Full Enforcement Of Curfew

Kaduna Killings: IGP Calls For Full Enforcement Of Curfew

To curb the continuous killings in parts of Southern Kaduna area, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, to enforce the curfew imposed by the state government.

Also, Umar is to ensure optimal deployment of both human and material assets of the Intervention Squad currently on ground in the State to safeguard lives and property of people in the communities.

Recall that the southern women came out to protest against the recent killings in there community for the intervention of the government.

Also, no fewer than 63 persons had been allegedly killed by suspected Fulani militiamen in the past weeks.

According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Police, DCP Frank Mba, on Monday, it stated that the Commissioner of Police in Kaduna is to personally coordinate the operations of the Intervention Squad in carrying out collective and holistic tasks of ensuring peace and safety in the communities.

The Squad comprises: the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Police Special Forces, Detectives/Intelligence Operatives as well as personnel of the Kaduna State Police Command, the Military and other security agencies.

Mohammed Adamu also commiserates with the people of Kaduna State, particularly those who have lost their loved ones and property as a result of the crises. He assures that the Force will do everything within its powers and means to ensure that peace is restored in the affected areas.

Adamu enjoins the people of Kaduna State to cooperate with the Police, the Military and other law enforcement agencies as they carry out the full enforcement of the curfew amongst other measures directed at ensuring their safety.

He however warns troublemakers in the State to desist forthwith from acts of violence and lawlessness.

A human rights group, Concerned Nigerians, has called on the Federal Government and the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir Elrufai, to put an end to the killings

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