The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohamed Adamu, has assured the nation of the Force’s irrevocable committment to the safe rescue of all abductees in the recent attack on Government Science College, Kagara in Rafi LGA of Niger State and other related incidents.
Adamu noted that a joint massive search and rescue mission involving the Police, the Military and other law enforcement agencies is ongoing to ensure that all abducted persons are rescued unhurt and reunited with their families.
TheFact Nigera has learnt that as a stimulus to the rescue operation, the IGP has ordered the deployment of additional tactical, intelligence and investigative assets of the Force, including four units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) attached to Operation Puff Adder II, one unit of Police Special Forces, personnel of the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and operatives from the Force Intelligence Bureau and the Force Criminal Investigations Department. In addition to these, one Police aerial surveillance helicopter has also been deployed.
He further disclosed that the police component of the search and rescue operation is being coordinated by the Commissioner of Police, Niger State, who is effectively harnessing all the deployed resources and working harmoniously with the Military and other law enforcement agents to guarantee an intelligence-driven, focused and result-oriented ground and aerial surveillance in the rescue operations and to bring the perpetrators to book.
The IGP, has called for calm, and enjoined cooperation on members of the community to provide the Force and the security community with useful, relevant and timely information that can assist in the ongoing search and rescue operations.