To curb the activities of kidnappers and cattle rustlers, mobile policemen have stormed Shiroro LG in Niger State.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Zubairu Muazu, recently made this known.
Muazu told the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Minna shortly after addressing the policemen, that the area had become increasingly notorious for cattle rustling and kidnapping.
“We must flush out all those behind cattle rustling and other criminal activities for prosecution,” he said.
Earlier, the commissioner challenged the mobile police personnel to exhibit professionalism in the course of the operation.
”You must ensure total implementation of the operational order designed to end the activities of cattle rustling, kidnapping and any form of security threat in Shiroro and the entire state in general,
” I urge you to demonstrate high sense of professionalism that will pave way for peaceful coexistence to enable residents move on with their legitimate businesses,” he said.
Muazu added that the personnel must be civil and courteous in dealing with residents and in protecting lives and property.
He explained that the deployment was part of well articulated security measures to guarantee the safety of the people across the state.
”People should go about their legitimate businesses, as sensitive security measures have been put in place against any form of threat to lives ” he said.