JUST IN: Kogi State Police Give Update on the Horrific Midnight Attack

The Kogi State Police Command has said about 28 houses and vehicles were razed by gunmen in the Tawari community among others.

Tawari community, which is about 30 minutes’ drive from Gegu town on Lokoja-Abuja road, Kogi Local Government Area, came under a heavy attack by unknown gunmen on Thursday night.

The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, Williams Anya, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview.

Kogi State Police Give Update on the Horrific Midnight Attack

Anya, who also disclosed that some lives were lost during the attack, said the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ede Ayuba Ekpeji, had visited the community for an on-the-spot assessment.

He also said the Commissioner of Police had deployed Special Police Force and Police Tactical Squad, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, to immediately unravel those behind the heinous act with a view to bringing them to book.

Also, the Governor of Kogi, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has directed the security agencies in the state to fish out perpetrators of the Tawari attack for justice.

In a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Onogwu Muhammed, in Lokoja on Friday, the governor asked the security agencies to swing into action and ensure that those who carried out the dastardly act face the law.

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The governor, who condemned the attack, warned that anyone nursing the ambition of causing the crisis in the state would have himself or herself to blame.

He, therefore, urged the people to be calm and law-abiding, assuring them that his administration was determined to flush out bandits and criminals out of the state.

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