Time is up for kidnappers, assassins in Benue, AIG Glover
The new Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 4 Headquarters, Makurdi, Mr. Agboola Oshodi-Glover has vowed that it would not be business as usual with kidnappers, assassins and other criminals in the state and beyond.
The AIG, who made the vow during a courtesy visit by the leadership of the Benue State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists’ (NUJ) in Makurdi, further said, he considers journalists as an arm of the police and pleaded for collaboration to eradicate crime in the society.
According to him, even though he was new, strategy has been mapped up to reduce crime in the Police Commands under his jurisdiction, especially Benue state and assured that cases of kidnapping and assignation would be tamed. The AIG who served as Commissioner of Police in charge of FCT, Kwara and Force CID amongst others, pledged to ensure that no information about the force activities and challenges were hidden to the press.
Receiving the AIG at the NUJ Secretatiat, Makurdi, the chairman of the council, Mr. Kris Atsaka said it was the first of it kind for an AIG to pay a visit to the secretariat and assured him of the needed publicity required. Represented by the Vice Chairman, Mr. Kajo Martins, the chairman decried the herdsmen situation and urged the AIG to be the vanguard of ensuring that people sleep with eyes closed and assured him of adequate cooperation by journalists.