It has been trying moment for the Nigeria Police Force as gunmen attacked Adani Police Station in Enugu State, in the early hours of Wednesday, killing two personnel and set the station ablaze.
However, Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr. Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered immediate deployment of command’s operational and intelligence assets to fish out the gunmen and bring them to justice.
Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daniel Ndukwe, in a Statement , explained that :”The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, , has ordered the immediate deployment of the Command’s operational and intelligence assets to identify and apprehend the yet to be identified gunmen, who without warrant and provocation, violently attacked and set ablaze Adani Police Station on 21st April, 2021 at about 2.30am.
He gave this order during a prompt on-the-spot assessment visit of the station, alongside heads of Sister Security Agencies in the State.
“Meanwhile, the assailants, who attacked the Station in their numbers, were resisted by Police operatives on duty and in the ensuing gun duel, some of the gunmen escaped with gunshot injuries. Unfortunately, two of the Policemen were critically wounded and later confirmed dead in the hospital.
“The CP while commiserating with families and beloved friends of the slain policemen, who unfortunately paid the ultimate price during the violent attack, has called on members of the public to assist the police with timely and credible information that will aid the quick identification and arrest of the assailants.
He further urged residents of the State, especially owners of medical facilities, to promptly report to the Police anyone suspected to have gunshot injuries.