The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Sunday condemned the attack on a security convoy in Borno State by armed men suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists.
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Force Public Relations Officer FPRO, Frank Mba a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
While condoling the families and friends of those killed during the attack, the IGP reassured the nation particularly the people of Borno State that the morale of Police officers and other security agencies involved in providing security especially in the state had not and would not be dampened by the incident.
He declared that rather, the incident had further served as an impetus in strengthening the resolve and commitment of the personnel of the force in the fight against insurgency and other crimes.
The IGP, therefore, called for the continuous support and trust of the public in the Nigeria Police Force as it strives to make the country safer and more secure.
It further added that the IGP had directed the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Police Medical Services, Olubunmi Ogunsanwo to work in sync with the Commissioner of Police, Borno State Command, CP Bello Makwashi and the Police Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) towards ensuring adequate provision of Medicare for the officers injured during the attack.
It would be recalled that the convoy came under attack on Friday along Monguno – Cross Kawua road as it was heading to the ancient town of Baga, as part of collective efforts at restoring civil authority in the community.
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