Home of Nigeria Latest News and Updated Information
tag-iconanambra , police

Police investigate allegation of influx of northern ‘fighters’ in Anambra

user_icon Posted by:
Tiamiyu Saheed Oluwatosin
views-icon Views:
like-icon Page likes:
dislike-icon Page dislikes:
calendar-icon Posted on: 2020-09-08 01:28:02
share-icon Share(s):

The Nigeria Police, Zone 13 in Ukpo, Anambra State in charge of Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi have launched an investigation into a viral video alleging the influx of people from the north into the state.
A video circulating in Anambra purports that some persons from the north have invaded the state, with a view to engaging in trouble.
But the zonal public relations officer, DSP Nkiru Nwode in a press statement called on the people to discountenance the video, saying that there was no threat to security presently.
She said, “We have come into the knowledge of a viral video purporting an influx of elements who As stated by the source purported to have been Fulani insurgent migrants into Agulu and Adazi areas of Anambra State by a barrage of motorcycles.
“The content of the video also stated that the migration was intended to wreak mayhem on some communities of the state and called on the people to be vigilant and resist any attempt at heisting their localities.
“The Assistant Inspector-General of Police; Danmallam Mohammed warned that while raising alarms on security, caution should be adopted so as not to incite the public against law and order and cause disaffection, tension and false security impression on the people and the land.”
He said the AIG has, in spite of that, directed the Anambra State Command Commissioner of Police Abang John to tighten the security of Anambrarians and also to investigate the video and examine the contents so shared.
“We employ you to be calm and go about your legal duties without fear of harassment,” the release read.

DO YOU KNOW >>> FG reveals how increase in petrol price will benefit Nigerian People

READ ALSO >>> Police parade 80 suspected cultists, recover firearms - Anambra

READ ALSO >>> Police arrest suspected Abuja car thief in Nasarawa

BREAKING >>> ASUU seeks stakeholders’ intervention to end ?strike

For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below


NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.