PSC CONDEMNS NEW WAVE OF POLICE KILLINGS, CONDOLES IGP ON CASES IN IMO AND DELTA STATES; ARASE SAYS CPs FOUND WANTING SHOULD BE SANCTIONED

PSC CONDEMNS NEW WAVE OF POLICE KILLINGS, CONDOLES IGP ON CASES IN IMO AND DELTA STATES; ARASE SAYS CPs FOUND WANTING SHOULD BE SANCTIONED

 

By The Tochlight Africa News

The Executive Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr Solomon Arase has in strong terms condemned the killings of Police Officers on official duties in Imo and Delta States.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Service’s Spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani stated that, “The Police Service Commission has condemned in strong terms the new wave of killings of Police Officers on official duties stressing that these Officers are also Nigerians who deserve the support, encouragement and protection of the citizens.”
According to the statement, “The Commission wishes to condole the Inspector General of Police, Dr. Olukayode Egbetokun on this unfortunate developments especially at a time when all hands are supposed to be on deck to rid the nation of militancy and banditry.”
“The Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, retired Inspector General of Police said the recent killings in some states across the nation has become worrisome and called on the Inspector General to take another look on the capacity of state Command leaderships in the country.”


“Dr. Arase noted that there must be consequences for this avoidable incidents adding that any State Commissioner of Police found incompetent, derelict and operationally/tactically porous should be eased out to avoid these huge Police casualties.”
He lamented that “we have had more than a fair share of these ugly developments in recent time and called for an integrated intelligence policing.
“The PSC Chairman condoled the families of the slain Officers and said time has come for state Command Commissioners to rise up to the occasion.”
He enjoined the serving Officers not to be demotivated by these ugly developments but to reenact their indomitable fighting spirit that the Force is known for to ward off this new wave of assaults.

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