Kidnappings: Nigeria Police Redeploys Officers Along Abuja – Kaduna Highway

By Amos Tauna

Determined to ensure total success of operations Absolute Sanity currently ongoing on  Abuja-Kaduna Highway, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate redeployment of Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, on Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria Highways

Others to be redeployed are Inspectors and Rank and Files serving in the Police Divisions, Police Stations and out posts along the highway, starting from Zuba Division in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to all Divisions and Police Stations and Posts in Niger State to Kaduna, and those other Police Divisions, Police Stations and Outposts throughout the Highways to Kaduna and Zaria City in Kaduna State.

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSPJimoh O. Moshood, explains that the redeployment is meant to rout out gangs of kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna Highway.

It says that the new Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, other superior Police Officers, Inspectors and Rank and Files have been posted to take over from the outgoing ones, explaning that the redeployment was to bring in new experience and fresh impetus to the fights against kidnappings, armed robberies and other violent crimes on these Highways, and ensure full execution of Operations Absolute Sanity’s strategies in achieving the stipulated mandates of the operations.

In another development, the Inspector General of Police had promoted post-humously late Inspector Idris Musa to the rank of an Assistant Superintendent of Police for act of bravery, gallantry and supreme sacrifice of losing his life in active service to his fatherland, Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force.

The statement notes that the late Police Officer would be remembered as one of the heroes of the Nigeria Police Force in the fight against Boko-Haram insurgency in Nigeria.

Inspector Idris Musa died on 24th July, 2017 from injury he sustained along with two (2) other Police Officers who survived when they came under IEDs attack from the remnant of Boko-Haram insurgents who were moving out to attack public centres, place of worships and other locations in Kano metropolis in the early hours of 23rd of July, 2017.

The Inspector General of Police has directed that the late Inspector Idris Musa be given a befitting burial.

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