Yola Blast: IGP Condoles with Families of victims.
Following the unfortunate incidence that occurred at a Police Divisional Headquarters, Yola, Adamawa State, on Thursday, leading to the death of scores of persons, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, on Friday commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the incident.
A statement signed by the Force Public relations officer, ACP Olabisi Kolawole quoted the IGP urging the citizens to remain calm as the Nigeria Police Force High Command has directed adequate security surveillance on places where Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) recovered are kept to ensure such incident does not occur in anywhere across the country.
“The IGP has also directed all Commands’ Commissioners of Police to deploy Anti-Bomb Squad personnel of their respective State Commands to inspect all explosive elements kept in their armouries to ensure they are safe, to forestall re-occurrence of the unfortunate incident.
“He has equally directed the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Department of Operations, DIG Sontoye Wakama, to visit the scene of the blast in Adamawa State, to condole with the families of the deceased and to ensure that those that sustained injuries from the explosion receive prompt medical attention”.
IGP Arase called on the members of the public to go about their normal businesses without fear as all hands are on deck to ensure their safety at all times.