The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu condemns attacks on Policemen

New IGP Abubakar Adamu

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu has condemned attack on Policemen across the country.

A Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) was attacked in Brass, Bayelsa State on Sunday while a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) was also attacked at a Collation Centre in Umuahia, Abia State.

The Police boss in a statement in Abuja on Monday by the Force Spokesman, ACP Frank Mba who described the attack as “unprovoked” ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of persons involved, no matter their positions in society.

The Police also said five suspects have been arrested in connection to the attack on a Police officer in Umuahia.

The IGP who said the attacks on the personnel of the Force shows the risk involved in policing called for support from stakeholders.

He also commended all Nigerians, who identified with the Force by denouncing the actions against Police Officers performing their legitimate duties.