Kidnapped Tegina Pupils will soon Regain Freedom, Says Police Commissioner
EMERGENCY DIGEST- Niger Police Commissioner of Police, Monday Bala Kuryas has assured abducted children of the Tanko Salihu Islamiyya School in Tegina will soon be released.
According to him, intelligence is on and security agencies in the State are doing their best to locate where the children are and rescue them.
Speaking to journalists in Mariga local government area during a tour of duty to tactical teams and special formations across security affected areas in the State, Kuryas declared all is in place to rescue the children unharmed.
“The children will be released very soon. Intelligence is everywhere, we are doing our best in trying to locate where these children are and by the grace of God, I can assure you that efforts are being put in place, both by the state government and the security agencies to see the release of these children.”
The Commissioner of Police, who is taking his first working tour across the State, expressed satisfaction over the security architecture.
“I am happy with the security architecture of the state. The state has done a lot to see that these violent crimes are reduced to the barest minimum.
“I have checked the security architecture of the state and I intend to improve upon what my predecessor had done. That is why I have embarked on this tour of duty to check my tactical team and to know the terrain of the state.”
Kuryas, who visited several security posts where the Special Forces are situated in Zugeru, Tegina, Mariga and Kontagora, urged the men on the ground to redouble their efforts in combating and eradicating banditry and terrorism in the areas.
He also urged them to collaborate with other security agencies and the community in other to get their job done.
The Commissioner of Police assured the Special Forces that their welfare would be given the utmost attention as the state government is working to improve their welfare and provide other logistics to enable them to carry out their duties effectively.