Arrest 2Baba, Other Criminals Terrorising Ahonda; Rivers CP Charges Personnel
The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Tunji Disu on Wednesday visited the troubled Ahoada East Local Government Area with a charge to officers and men of the command to arrest 2Baba and other criminals terrorizing the area.
CP Disu who was accompanied by senior Police officers of the command while addressing officers and men of Ahoada Area Command and Division, promised to give them full logistics support for the fight against insecurity in the area.
He said: “I know how difficult it is for you to penetrate those difficult areas. I want you to know that we are going to support you with all required logistics. I want you to know how important we take your job. My first assignment was to come and see you and that is to tell you how important you are”.
Disu further charged the officers and men to prompt the arrest of the culprits while adding that nobody will kill a Police officer and go away scout-free.
He also advised the officers and men of the division to keep safe to avoid injuries and fatalities.
The CP with his men also visited the Odieremenyi community where five natives were killed on Sunday 12th November,2023.
Meanwhile in an interaction with the Chairman of Ahoada East Local Government Area, Ben Eke Esq, CP Disu said the command under his watch will do everything possible to bring everlasting peace to the LGA.
The Rivers Police Boss Stated the command will put in a lot of effort to ensure sustainable peace.
While commending the LGA Chairman for all his support for the Police in the area said his visit to the LGA is his first assignment as Commissioner of the Police
Responding Ben Eke, told CP Disu that his visit to Ahoada East LGA upon resumption of duty shows that the CP has Rivers State at heart.
Ben Eke said “I must tell you the truth. The Police are trying. Several arrests have been made. What happened days ago was just a display of frustration and they want to blackmail the Government.
“I must commend the Police and the Police too should not be deterred at all. As a Government, we are ready to provide the necessary support to ensure that those hoodlums are arrested and that the proper thing is done.
“We will give you every support to ensure you succeed as Commissioner of Police in Rivers State. For the Area Command, Division, and other security agencies in the area, we will give them the necessary support so that at the end of the day we will get the culprits.
“Knowing again that the Yuletide is just around the corner if the culprits are not arrested and brought to book, our people will not come home. People are leaving the area”.