Kogi Security Situation Worsening, Coalition Of Political Parties Cries Out

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*Kogi Security Situation Worsening, Coalition Of Political Parties Cries Out*

Worried by the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry and incessant killing
bedevilling Kogi State recently, the Coalition of Political Parties has challenged security
agencies to step up their game and avert further loss of lives in the state.

The coalition, in a statement signed by its leader, Hon. Ibrahim Itodo, decried the worsening security situation in Kogi state.
It was earlier reported that eight police officers and many civilians were killed in a robbery attack in Isanlu, Yagba East local
government of the state.
While the state is still trying to come to terms with the incident, some daredevil armed robbers, on June 10th, succeeded in
killing two persons and whisked many
travellers into unknown destinations without
being intercepted by the security operatives in the state.

Looking at the aforementioned incidents and
many others that had been reported in the three senatorial districts of the state, Itodo averred that the perpetrators of all these despicable acts should immediately apprehended without further delay as residents can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed.
“Not very long ago, armed rubbers killed 8 police officers on duty n some civilians. Also on the 10th of June, Ofodile, the owner of a popular supermarket was also killed in cold

“We frown at this incessant killings and therefore call on the security agencies to
redouble their efforts to bring the
perpetrators to book because if this is not quickly unravelled nobody knows who is next.
“The coalition sympathize with the families of this unfortunate events too much to bear but may God console the bereaved.

“We appeal to the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to re-strategize on the operations of the security agencies to
enable them maintain the peace Kogi State is known for under his watch.
“Kogi State is known for peace, we employ all and sundry to help security agencies by
providing accurate information to bring this wanton killings to the end,”
he said.

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