AIG, Imoke Admit Upsurge In Crime In Calabar

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch Admin

Governor Imoke decorating the AIG Zone 6, Mr. Tunde Ogunsakin when the latter paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Calabar
Governor Imoke decorating the AIG Zone 6, Mr. Tunde Ogunsakin when the latter paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Calabar

The sudden upsurge in the level of armed robbery and banditry in Calabar in recent has been acknowledged by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Zone 6, Mr. Tunde Johnson Ogunsakin.

The AIG disclosed that as a result, the zone is re introducing stop and search to mop up illegal arms flush out criminals from the state.

The AIG disclosed this when he paid a courtesy visit on the state governor, Senator Liyel Imoke recently.

According to Ogunsakin “We have noticed that for a couple of weeks now, people from outside the state have caused havoc and even gone to the stage of snatching guns from policemen. Towards this end, I have called for a joint security meeting to flush out the miscreants from the state.

“I have directed the commissioner of police to start a stop and search in the black spots in Calabar and ensure all illegal arms are mopped up.”‎

The AIG explained that the action became necessary following the sudden rise in crime rate in the state which hitherto had been peaceful.

Imoke noted that there has been a sudden escalation of hostilities which have not been heard of in Cross River and stressed that no one should lose his life for politics, adding that “Any person that carries gun does not want to serve but wants power.

Governor Liyel Imoke also commended the AIG on the proactive methods which he has adopted to control crime in the state.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Police Silent 24 Hours After 8 Decomposing Bodies Are Found At Odukpani

By Jonathan Ugbal and Patrick Obia Contrary to reportage (not by this Newspaper) that 15 headless bodies were found

Read More...

VIDEO: Policeman Beaten, AK47 Rifle Stolen At Ekori Division Survives

By CrossRiverWatch Admin CrossRiverWatch has confirmed the identity of the Police Officer attacked at Ekori Division, Yakurr LGA. His

Read More...

How Insecurity Affects The Lives Of Everyone In The Niger Delta

By Tarila Marclint Ebiede, The Conversation Nigeria has an urgent insecurity problem. News from the country often emphasises insecurity related to

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now