The Nigeria Police Force in a Tribute signed by the Force Public Relations Officer,DCP Frank Mba has described the police operatives who were killed by Nigerian Army personnel on 6th August in Taraba state as gallant, outstanding IRT team consist of some of the m
ost disciplined, proficient and hardworking Police investigators in the service of the Nation.
Until their untimely death in an attack by soldiers of 93 Battalion Takum, Taraba State, these officers have participated in several high profile and high risk arrests, rescue missions and investigative operations. Some of these operations according to the police were:
The arrest of Nigeria’s most notorious kidnap kingpin, Evans.
The arrest of twenty (22) Boko Haram Terrorists responsible for the 2014 kidnapping of the Chibok School Girls in Borno State.
The arrest of UMAR Abdulmalik, the overall Boko Haram Commander of North Central Nigeria and several of his group members.
The arrest of the kidnappers of two American and two Canadian citizens in Kaduna State.
·And most recently, the rescue of Magajin Garin Daura in Kano State and arrest of the thirteen (13) terrorists responsible for the kidnapping of the Magajin Garin Daura in his home town Daura, Katsina State on 1st May 2019, among many other outstanding feats.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu,had also commiserated with the families, friends and professional colleagues of the fallen heroes, reassuring them that their death will not be in vain.
The IGP equally called for calm among Nigerians as efforts are in top gear to unravel the mystery surrounding this bizarre crime.
The fallen Heroes are:
May their souls rest in peace!