Thursday, September 24, 2015

4,000 policemen dispatched to partner Army to end Insurgency – Arase

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to sustain the fight against insurgency in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, in Abuja on Thursday. The statement stated that Arase said this when a delegation from the U.S. Embassy led by Amb. Daniel Mozena, visited him at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. ‘’our 4,000 operational policemen are working in partnership with the military to end insurgency in the North-East, Arase said. He said that a deputy commissioner of Police had been deployed to the Operations Command Centre in Maiduguri. Earlier, Mozena commended the police for their effort in upholding professionalism and the rules of engagement in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the North-East. He offered to help the Force in handling the issue of terror suspects who may lay down their arms

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