IGP on Gwoza Bombings


The Inspector-General of Police Kayode Egbetokun has condemned the recent suicide bombings in Gwoza, Borno State, which claimed innocent lives with many sustaining various degrees of injuries.

In a statement, IGP also extends his heartfelt condolences to the government and good people of Borno State, particularly the families and loved ones of those affected.

Similarly, the IGP has deployed additional personnel and resources to Borno State to bolster security, prevent further attacks, and reassure residents of its obligation to total safety and security in the state.

Meanwhile, The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit in collaboration with the Nigerian Army EOD Unit, is gaging in clearance operations to ensure that no further threats infiltrate any part of Borno State or its neighbouring States.

In addition, the Inspector-General of Police has ordered the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Force Intelligence Department to scale up the intelligence gathering across the country for more effective anti-crime operations.