By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
Jigawa State Police Commissioner, CP Sule Gomna has assured the citizen’s of the state the preparedness of the state command towards ensuring relative peace and protection of lives and property in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Addressing a press conference at the commands premises, he stated, “we are not against any lawful protest, but we will not allow any violation of breakdown of law and order from any quarters.”
Commenting on the ongoing EndSARS protest, the police boss said in order to avert public unrest thet quickly held a consultative security meeting with all relevant stakeholders on the consequences of security breach.
“Police is not against protest, only our fear is its adverse consequences which we must act to avert in stiring away any unlawful protest as such misbehavior often disrupt peace or destruction of people’s lives and property,” said the police boss.
He enjoined the citizen’s of Jigawa State to embrace peace and stay off unlawful protests as such moves do negate peaceful coexistence of all and sundry.
On the activities of the command, CP Sule Gonna said the command has successfully apprehended some gangs of armed robbers, and four persons suspected on cases of punishable death with homicide.
According to him, all the culprits are in police custody where they are facing serious interrogations assuring all will soon be arraigned before court of law at the exit of police investigations for public prosecutions.
Amongst the criminals arrested are those that specialize on theft of motorcycles, SQ flex Groundfos Solar Pump, and robbery in different location’s across Jigawa State, lamenting that most of the arrested criminals are from neiboring Kano and Bauchi states.
He reiterated the command’s readiness that it will not relent on its oars in fighting crime and criminality through the use of professionalism, and called for public cooperation and support to the police with useful information to enhance its operations.