Police Launches ORP in South South, South East

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in-charge of South-East and South-South, Moses Jitoboh, has said that the recent carnage taking place in the region requires strategic actions.

He stated this while addressing security stakeholders in Akwa Ibom State at the Police Headquarters, yesterday, in Uyo, the state capital.

Jitoboh said Operation Restore Peace was initiated to ensure that policemen would no longer be killed unjustly and police formations attacked and destroyed.

According to him, the Police will rejig its operations in the affected region and that community policing would be coordinated for effectiveness.

Earlier, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in Crossriver State, Amiengheme Andrew, lamented that no fewer than 23 officers have so far been killed within the period, saying 22 of them died during the attacks on police formations, while one died in an accident.

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