Nigerian Army Launches Special Squad To Rid Ondo State Of Kidnappers
The Nigeria Army, 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks, Akure, says it’s battle-ready to rid Ondo State and neighbouring states of kidnappers and bandits.
Brig. Gen. Zakari Logun Abubakar, Commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade, disclosed this to SaharaReporters in an interview on Friday.
Abubakar lamented the rampant circumstances of kidnapping which is quick changing into a rising ‘enterprise’ for criminals who use the deep forest for canopy and demand for an enormous ransom.
He additionally stated the navy has put in place modalities to make sure kidnapping is both curb or lowered to the barest minimal.
He stated that one of many techniques to be employed in curbing the rampant kidnapping within the state is the launch of the ‘Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad’ of the navy. As a way to battle this scourge heads lengthy, we’ve got already launched the anti-kidnapping squad of the navy part.
“This squad, which is a particular one could be energetic, cellular and swift in reacting to circumstances of kidnapping within the states of our jurisdiction and with a purpose to obtain this vigour, they’re to mount strategic location on roads, examine on passengers and be vigilant to react to any kidnapping.
“We’ve recognized the susceptible areas the place these legal components use to perpetuate their evil work. They’re bushes in Ondo, Ekiti, and Ibilo that’s Kogi State,” he stated.
Mr. Abubakar, who assured that the navy would battle the scourge of kidnapping with full power within the state added that he has invited all safety stakeholders for a dialogue with a purpose to additional obtain success within the bid to wage conflict on kidnapping.
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