President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF), led by Inspector General (IG) of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, have been tasked on finding quick and lasting solutions to the increasing menace of gunmen in the country.
A rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), who gave the charge yesterday warned that the incessant killings of police operatives in the country by gunmen is fast portraying Nigeria as a weak and failing nation
The fruit certainly doesn’t fall far from the tree. We are also reliably informed that some arrests have been made and that the investigation by the “Zone 13 A Team” is progressing, despite influence peddling from very high quarters. In fact, this press conference is further necessitated by the continuous call from those quarters, attempting to apply enough pressure for the release of the arrested suspects,” he said.
While assuring that HURIWA will be monitoring the progress of the investigation and will be updating members of the public at every juncture, Onwubiko expressed belief that “solving the singular murder of Inspector Celestine Oriodovwe will also ensure justice in the murders of Comrade Kelvin Ezeoha and the final year, Business Administration student of the Enugu State University of Technology, Mr. Chidera Ogaba who were brutally murdered at an APC reconciliation meeting, in January this year, within the same catchment that these criminals have been operating