The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Friday paid unscheduled visit to the Police personnel deployed on crime prevention, control and detection on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
Concerned with incessant cases of kidnappings, armed robberies and other violent crimes on Abuja-Kaduna highway, in June2017, the Police boss deployed no fewer than six hundred Police personnel of Special Intervention Squad to combat vicious and notorious kidnap for ransom and armed robbery gangs on that route.
The operations has been successful so far as it has yielded positive results, many suspects have been arrested and arms recovered. IGP Ibrahim Idris used his visit to conduct on-the-spot assessment of security situation along the highways advised the police personnel on thehighway to be on high alert of Police to be able to curtail crimes and criminality along the Abuja- kaduna highway. IGP Ibrahim Idris also the occasion to addressthe personnel of the Military and other sister security agencies on joint operations with the Police personnel at Alherikam on Abuja-Kaduna Highway, expressing the need to work in synergy and cooperation in the interest of National Security.
The IGP took the opportunity of his visit to highway to address the people leaving within communities along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway on the need to be vigilant and cooperate with Police personnel deployed for the operations.
He also paid a courtesy call on the Emir of zazzan, suleja, Alhaji Muhammad Awwal Ibrahim to commiserate with him over the disaster caused by flood in the Area and condole him and the people of Suleja.’. IGP used the opportunity to visit Suleja Area Command under Niger State Police Command and Zuba Division in Federal Capital Territory before proceeding to Kaduna and Kano States.