Incessant Attacks : Southern Kaduna Now Under Control – Police CP
Kaduna State Police Commissioner , Mr Agyelo Abeh today said the crises situation in the southern area has been brought under control.
According to him , as at Wednesday morning the southern Kaduna area is very calm .
Addressing journalists on the security situation in the state , the Police Commissioner , said the police and other security agencies have deployed enough personnel to contain any form of lawlessness.
However , while stating that Police Command is adequately prepared to maintain law and order not only in Southern Kaduna ,but also other parts of Kaduna State, ,he noted , “Security is everyone’s business, it cannot be achieved by the police alone, but through collective efforts.
” Traditional rulers ,religious leaders and other citizens must help to ensure peace in southern Kaduna
“The best way to resolve crisis is through dialogue”.
On youth involvement in drugs , CP Abeh said the Kaduna Police Command has adopted new strategies to tackle high intake of illicit drugs by youths in the state.
Abeh who said that the situation was a source of serious concern to security agencies, and the command would take necessary measures to contain it.
The police commissioner stressed that the command would continue to fight crime and criminality, so that everyone can move freely without molestation
He however, dismissed figures of casualties bandied by some groups on the Southern Kaduna crisis, describing the figure as highly axagerrated.
According to him, “the government has institutions charged with the responsibility of going in to find out the true positions of things and give the figures.”
He said the police would release details of its investigation on the crisis as soon as it was concluded.
“That is what we are doing, we have our men on ground to take the real figure on the number of people killed and houses that were burnt during the crisis.”