Boko Haram: Police To Provide Security In Liberated Towns

Police-Don-AwunahThe Acting Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris, says the police is already establishing civil authority in communities liberated from the Boko Haram terrorists in affected states.

The police chief told journalists in Maiduguri that the move is to relieve the military and to also enable displaced persons return home in the shortest possible time.

The IG was speaking during the launch of a Police Medical Outreach for the internally displaced living at the Muna Garage Camp in Maiduguri.

He said the initiative is in tandem with the Nigerian Air Force and military medical outreach among the displaced.

The IGP has also assured citizens of adequate security to communities liberated from the Boko Haram terrorists to enable Displaced Persons return home soonest.

Idris said the visit was aimed at synergising with the military on the process of returning civil authorities to liberated communities.

He has assured officers and men of the police force that their welfare would be adequately catered for.

The IGP also distributed food items and other relief materials to support the IDPs even as plans to fortify their hometowns and establish civil rule intensifies.

IGP Idris was accompanied by the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General of the Prison Service, Ahmed Ja’afar and Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu

Police Arrest Seven For Attack On Emir Of Kano Attack

Seven people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the Emir of Kano Ado Bayero which led to the death of six people including three palace guards and a local government official.

The Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero

Addressing a news conference in Kano, the state Police Commissioner Ibrahim Idris said that eight other suspects have been declared wanted.

The Commissioner disclosed that the suspects voluntarily confessed to have participated in the attack and other insurgencies within Kano metropolis.

Adamu Sani, the leader of the paraded gang of six, confessed to have taken part in the operation.

He also revealed that he was introduced in to the Boko Haram by one Malam Salisu Muhammed of Unguwa Uku quaters and Malam Sharif Gali, the Imam of Filin cashew in Kano.

Meanwhile the police command has declared eight other people wanted including an Islamic scholar living at Unguwa Uku quaters.

The command has appealed to Kano residents to assist in arresting the wanted terrorists.