ATTACK AGAINST BENUE STATE GOVERNOR,IGP ORDERS INVESTIGATION

The Nigeria police force has ordered full-scale investigations into the circumstances surrounding the attack and reported attempt on the life of the Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, at his farm in the outskirts of Makurdi, the State Capital.
A statement by the Force indicates that the the inspector General of police Mohammed Adamu condemned the incident and has equally directed the Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command to take adequate measures towards strengthening and improving security in the State, particularly around the Governor.
The IGP has also directed the CP to carry out thorough investigations into the incident and ensure the arrest and prosecution of persons indicted in the course of the investigations. Meanwhile, the IGP has ordered the immediate deployment of a team of specialized investigators from the Force Criminal Investigations Department Abuja to Benue State to provide additional investigative support to the Benue State Police Command.
While calling for calm, the IGP has assured the people of Benue State and the country at large that the Force will continue to do its best in stabilizing the security situation in the country.

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