Herdsmen: Police Speak on Alleged Killing of Passengers in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command has reacted to news of the news making the round that, Herdsmen walked into the Terminal of Big Joe Transport company in Kogi and shot all the passengers boarding to travel to Edo State.

In a statement signed by the Police Spokesman in the state, DSP William Ovye Aya on Tuesday, the Command stated “categorically clear that, this report is false and unfounded calculated at manipulating the mindsets of Nigerians and the good people of the State that, Kogi State is not safe.”

The Command therefore called on members of the public “to disregard such news in circulation in social media as such incident never occur in Kogi State.

“The Commissioner urged the law abiding citizens of the State to go about their lawful businesses and to always avail the Security agencies with credible information on the existence of Criminal elements in the State.

“While assuring them of the renewed commitment of the Command to guarantee protection of lives and property”, the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer stated on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command.

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