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Security: Kogi Responds As 11 Bandits Fell To Superior Firepower by Abel7777: 9:05am On Sep 20, 2021
A group of bandits terrorizing some parts of Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State have met their waterloo as officers of the State Vigilante Group killed 11 of them and arrested others while 3 kidnapped victims were rescued successfully

According to information at the disposal of our reporters, Security operatives acting on intelligence, nabbed an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Inspector Abdullahi Saidu who alongside a friend supplies the criminals with weapons and information to undertake their heinous crimes

The successful operation by the security operatives was carried out in series working with credible intelligence.

A source within the Kogi State Vigilante Service had this to say: ”Alaidi is their ring leader. He was killed during the first camp attack. Rabo and seven others were crushed. Madei and one other were killed in the second kidnappers' camp while Umar escaped with gunshot injuries but was recaptured".

They also confirmed that five of the kidnappers arrestsd, including the civil defense operative were in the custody of the Department of State Security for further investigations.

Reacting the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Muhammed Onogwu noted that such security success by the operatives was a welcome development and a proof that the security architecture of Kogi State was strong and solid enough to quash all forms of criminal vices

He opined that the Local Vigilantes across the state have continued to record good results because of the morale boost and support the Governor has continued to give as well as the cooperation from the citizens and synergy between the security operatives

Onogwu noted that the continued efforts of the Kogi State Government to keep the momentum as the safest state in the country were so far yielding remarkable results noting that the Governor has severally made a commitment to securing the lives and property of the citizens and make the state a no go zone for criminal elements

He reiterated that Government at all levels would continue to make efforts towards sustaining the drive for a peaceful Kogi state by making every nooks and cranny of the state unsafe for criminal elements and their sponsors.
In the same vein, security agencies are on the trail of kidnappers who were reported to have carried out attack on certain individuals in Kabba.
The State Government said it is in touch with security agencies and that the Governor already gave a marching order that those kidnapped must be rescued and the perpetrators apprehended.
A source within the Kogi State Security circles who doesn't want his name in print said they are getting "encouraging headway" in their operations against the kidnappers.


https://www.arewareportersng.com/security-kogi-responds-as-11-bandits-fell-to-superior-firepower/

Re: Security: Kogi Responds As 11 Bandits Fell To Superior Firepower by arsenic33(m): 9:06am On Sep 20, 2021
This is good news.
Can we say 'State Police' is the best bet against insecurity?
Click 'like' if your answer is yes

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Re: Security: Kogi Responds As 11 Bandits Fell To Superior Firepower by Aboks(m): 9:09am On Sep 20, 2021
Good news
Re: Security: Kogi Responds As 11 Bandits Fell To Superior Firepower by mrvitalis(m): 9:10am On Sep 20, 2021
Pictures ? Videos ? U know we don't trust government right ?

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