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“I will not tolerate arbitrary arrests” – CP reads riots act to Policemen

The new Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, CP Abdulkadir Jimoh has read the riot act to officers and men of the Command.

The new CP announced this while speaking at the inaugural meeting with officers in the Command on Monday.

CP Jimoh said, “My mission in the State is integrity and I am coming with integrity. I will not allow anybody to soil my name, so I am appealing to all officers and men to live above board.

This is a new dawn, the era of extortion, the era of arbitrary arrest and unlawful detention is over, I will not tolerate it.”


“For instance, if container is coming from Aba to Calabar and you have about 100 roadblocks, when are they going to get here? I want the entire tactical commander and everybody to get this warning message that I want development in Cross River State.”

“I want business to grow in Cross River State. I want Cross River State IGR to increase, that is why I am going to key into Federal Government way of doing business and by making sure that there is no bottleneck created by the Police on the road”.

He also warmed criminals in the state to think twice before going about their operations, adding the the state’s policing is going to change for the better.

“I am using this opportunity to appeal to all those who have criminal intent or who are engaged in criminal activities to abundance this heinous way of lives or relocate to another state.”

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