AIG, Sholla David, the police will no longer sit back and allow public and private property to be destroyed.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, zone five, Benin, Sholla David, at a strategic meeting of the Police management team at the zone five headquarters says the zone is complying with the directive of the inspector general of police, IGP Muhammed Adamu to RECLAIM THE PUBLIC SPACE.
AIG Sholla David, has appealed to law-abiding citizens of Edo and Delta States to go about their lawful businesses as the police strategize to reclaim the public space within their statutory powers to ensure the protection of life and property. Sholla David, assures the public that the police will no longer sit back and allow public and private property to be destroyed, therefore, the IG has directed the police command within the zone to immediately mobilize all Police operational assets and resources to bring to an end the wanton violence, killings, looting and destruction of public and private property, by criminal elements masquerading as protesters in Edo and Delta States.
The police however used the meeting to warn those planning to foment trouble which might lead to the breakdown of law and order to have a rethink while appealing to parents and guardians to caution their children awards to eschew crime and criminality.
The Edo state commissioner of police, Johnson Kokumo, also condemned the destruction of police formations in the state says no casualty was recorded though he admitted the arrest of several persons in connection with the burning of three police stations and several other properties.
Also remember that President Muhammadu Buharia also appeal to protesters to note and take advantage of the various well-thought-out initiatives of this administration designed to make their lives better and more meaningful, and resist the temptation of being used by some subversive elements to cause chaos with the aim of truncating our nascent democracy.