As part of efforts at restoring law and order in parts of Southern
Kaduna affected by recent violence and other security challenges, the
Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM,mni has directed the
Commissioner of Police (CP), Kaduna State Police Command to ensure full
enforcement of the curfew imposed by the Kaduna State Government.
A statement signed by Force Spokesman, DCP, Frank Mba, said “The CP is
equally to ensure optimal deployment of both human and material assets
of the Intervention Squad currently on the ground in the State to
safeguard lives and property of people in the communities.
“The CP is to personally coordinate the operations of the Intervention
Squad in carrying out collective and holistic tasks of ensuring peace
and safety in the communities. The Squad comprises the Police Mobile
Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Police Special Forces,
Detectives/Intelligence Operatives as well as personnel of the Kaduna
State Police Command, the Military, and other security agencies.
“The IGP commiserates with the people of Kaduna State, particularly
those who have lost their loved ones and property as a result of the
crises. He assures that the Force will do everything within its powers
and means to ensure that peace is restored in the affected areas.
“Meanwhile, the IGP enjoins the people of Kaduna 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
directed at ensuring their safety. He however warns troublemakers in the
State to desist forthwith from acts of violence and lawlessness.”