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Insecurity: Police withdraw escorts from South East, Rivers Governors, senators, VIPs

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The Nigeria Police Power has ordered instant withdrawal of personnel hooked up to governors, senators, public workplace holders and excessive profile individuals within the South East.

This was determination reached following the incessant assaults on police formations and officers and within the area.

The directive was contained in a police wi-fi message shared by The Whistler.

The sign containing the data was dated “101054/05/2021” and with reference quantity 0900/DTS/DOPS/VOL47/812 and issued by the Commissioner of Police (DOPS), Asaba, Delta State.

It stated, “Sequel to the incessant assaults on policemen/ snatching of arms and ammunition by the proscribed IPOB/ESN components within the japanese states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States and Rivers State, COMPOL DOPS directs you warn personnel that escorts of their principals to the six (6) japanese states is suspended forthwith till safety scenario improves. Guarantee strict compliance please.”

In response to the publication, the performing spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Edafe Shiny, confirmed validity of the wi-fi message, however famous that it was not meant for the press.

“Firstly, the message that was despatched out just isn’t for press, so I don’t know the way it obtained to you. Secondly, it’s for policemen hooked up to VIPS to not escort their males to any a part of the japanese state. That’s the directive,” stated Shiny.

The South east and a few elements of the South South areas have not too long ago witnessed collection of assaults on police stations, jail services and killing of police and different safety personnel.

Final weekend, a complete of 10 law enforcement officials had been killed in Rivers and Akwa Ibom States whereas autos and police buildings had been burnt.

The police are insisting that members of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, and their safety unit, the Japanese Safety Community, ESN, are answerable for the assaults although the secessionist group led by Nnamdi Kanu, are persistent of their denial.

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