POLICE PRESS RELEASE.
The Nasarawa State Police Command is taking a proactive steps aimed at preventing the infiltration of criminals from neighbouring States and stop pockets of incident of armed robbery and kidnapping in Akwanga, and Wamba and Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area. The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi made the disclosure when he invited traditional rulers, Fulani elders/Ardos and various stakeholders from Akwanga, Wamba and Nasarawa Eggon Local Government areas of the State to a meeting at the state Police Command headquarter, Shendam road, Lafia.
While welcoming the stakeholders to the meeting the Commissioner of Police said, pockets of crimes and criminalities being perpetrated in the three local government areas are done by people within or in collaboration with them thus, calling on the traditional rulers to cooperate and work in synergy with the Police and bring out their subjects whom are collaborating with criminals to cause havoc in the State.
Responding, the Chun Mada, Mr. Samson Gamuyare appreciated the Commissioner of Police for calling this meeting that is timely and apt; he attributed the crimes in our society today to be as a result of conspiracy within and assured the Commissioner of Police of the continuous support and collaboration of all traditional rulers in the three local government areas and the State in general.
Furthermore, it was unanimously agreed that the Fulanies and other locals will be involved in the fight against armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals in the three local government areas the State in general, there will be increased deployment of security personnel and surveillance to frustrate the infiltration of travelling criminals into the State and the rejigging of Akwanga, Gudi, Wamba and Nasarawa Eggon Division for greater efficiency.
Present at the meeting were senior officers of the Nigeria Police, Division Police officers of Akwanga and Nasarawa Eggon, Chun Mada, Arren Eggon Eru, Chun Nku, Chun ga, Sagarin Iga, Fulani elders and Ardos, District and village heads.
ASP RAMHAN NANSEL, Anipr
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
NASARAWA STATE COMMAND.