Inspector-General of Police deploys 3 mobile force units to Kwara and Taraba states

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of three units of Police Mobile Force (PMF), high powered police investigation team and Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) to Kwara. The Force spokesman, ACP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement in Abuja said anti-robbery equipment and 10 crew members were also deployed to the state.

Moshood said three additional PMF units were also deployed to Taraba to prevent further attacks in Donga and Bali Local Government Areas by gunmen. It will be recalled that armed robbers attacked five commercial banks in Offa, Kwara on April 5th, during which 17 persons, including policemen and a pregnant woman died. He said that the units which had arrived Kwara would cover Offa and its environs as well as other vulnerable points in the state.