Police Boss orders manhunt of perpetrators of Bayelsa attack

Mohammed Husaini


Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police,  IGP,  Mohammed Adamu has condemned the attack which resulted in the death of the Divisional Police Officer, SP Ola Rosanla with three other Police officers and left two others injured in Bayelsa State.

Mr. Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the dastardly act and  pledges that no stone will be left unturned towards apprehending the perpetrators and bringing them to book.

The condemnation  came in a statement sign by the Force Public Relation Officer, Frank Mbah, following the attack on Agudama Ekpetiama Police Station, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, by unknown gunmen, in the early hours of Monday.

Immediate Deployment
Meanwhile, the IGP has ordered the immediate deployment of crack detectives from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit, IRT, the Forensic and Homicide sections of the FCID and Special Operatives of the Marine Police Department to Yenagoa to complement the efforts of the Bayelsa Police Command in carrying out discrete investigation into the unfortunate incident.

The Police Chief, while paying tribute to the fallen heroes, condoled the families of the four Cops who paid the supreme price in the service of their fatherland.

He described the incident as a classic example of the risk and sacrifices the Police are exposed to in their daily task of protecting our homeland.

The IGP enjoins the Agudama Ekpetiama Community and the entire people of Bayelsa State to remain calm and to avail the Police with credible information that will help the Law Enforcement agencies towards apprehending the criminals.


Confidence Okwuchi