Yusuf Idris, Kaduna
The Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command, CP UM. Muri has ordered for immediate deployment more Police personnel to Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Kaura and Kauru Local Government Areas of the State.
The deployment is part of efforts towards restoring law and order in as a result of the recent violence and other security challenges that engulfed the affected local government areas.
A statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige said the Commissioner of Police has directed all Area Commanders and DPOs within the affected areas to make adequate use of the deployed personnel towards ensuring the safety of lives and property, as well as the full enforcement of the 24 hour curfew imposed by the Kaduna State Government.
According to the statement, CP Muri commiserated with people of the State, particularly those who lost their loved ones and property as a result of the crises.
It further assured that the Command will do everything within its powers to ensure that peace is restored in the affected areas.
The statement enjoined 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.
It however, warned troublemakers in the State to desist forthwith from acts of violence and lawlessness, saying 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.