New CP Warns Militants to Stay off Ogun


The new Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ahmed Illiyasu, has warned militants to stay off the state, saying total war has been declared against the militants and other criminals in the state. He also disclosed that the Command had already made tactical and covert deployment of policemen to the affected areas to flush out the militants.

While speaking during the handing-over ceremony by the immediate past Commissioner for Police, AIG Abdulmajid, in Abeokuta yesterday, he said: “These people (militants) are hoodlums, and already, a very detailed report has been written and studied on them.” He added: “We have made tactical and covert deployment of our men to flush them out of that place. Several operations are going to be carried out, and already the process has begun, so we are assuring the people of their safety.” The state police boss therefore assured the state of his commitment towards reducing criminal activities in the state to the barest minimum, pledging to make the state safer and more secure than before.

According to him, we want to raise the security we met to another level. We want to make the state safer and more secured more than before. We are here to serve the people of the state and we are here to secure all the political, economic and social institutions. We are here to serve the people, this is the time for people’s policy and I am calling for miscreants and hoodlums to have a rethink and relocate from the state”, Illiyasu affirmed.