From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
The Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command, CP UM. Muri has ordered for immediate deployment of more Police personnel to Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Kaura and Kauru Local Government Areas of the State as part of efforts towards restoring law and order.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Mohammed jalige and made available to media in kaduna yesterday.
The statement stated that the deployment was as a result of the recent violence and other security challenges.
The CP directed all Area Commanders and DPOs within the affected areas to make adequate use of the deployed personnel in ensuring the safety of lives and property as well as the full enforcement of the 24 hourly curfew imposed by the Kaduna State Government.
“The Commissioner of Police wishes to commiserate with the good people of Kaduna State, particularly those who have lost their loved ones and property as a result of the crises.
“He further assures that the Command will do everything within its powers to ensure that peace is restored in the affected areas.
“In the same vein, the Commissioner of Police enjoins the law abiding citizens of the 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 with a view to ensuring their safety.
“ He however warns troublemakers in the State to desist forthwith from acts of violence and lawlessness, as the Command will not hesitate to deal decisively with any person or group of persons found in the act of disturbing the relative peace enjoyed by the good people of the State.”