BREAKING: IGP summons Task force, Tactical Squad Commanders, issues fresh orders to DIG Operations over insecurity nationwide
Following recent incidents of abduction in the Federal Capital Territory and other similar incidents across the country, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, convened a crucial meeting with the Force Management Team and Tactical Squads in a bid to address the rising concerns surrounding insecurity in the country.
A statement by Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi, said, ‘The IGP expressed deep concern over the unfortunate events and emphasised 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 emphasised 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, the IGP 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 a collective effort in combating criminal elements.”