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President Tinubu Demands Swift Action, Instructs IGP TO Apprehend Perpetrators In Ekiti Incident

ByEmmanuel Etim

Feb 2, 2024

In response to the recent security challenges in Ekiti State, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has issued a directive to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, ensuring the apprehension and legal prosecution of all perpetrators involved in the incidents. This directive was conveyed during a meeting at the Force Headquarters today, where Ekiti State Governor Biodun Oyebanji and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele engaged with the IGP to address the situation and seek lasting solutions.

The IGP reiterated the unwavering commitment of the Police Force to tackle the challenges in Ekiti, ensuring justice for the victims and the safe rescue of the kidnapped pupils. As part of intensified efforts, the IGP has ordered the deployment of additional resources, including a Police helicopter, Armored Personnel Carriers, IRT and STS operatives, and Police Mobile Force personnel to reinforce the existing manpower in Ekiti for special operations.

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