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Kogi Governor Ododo Applauds Security Agencies For Rescuing 43 Abducted Bus Passengers

Governor Usman Ododo says Kogi State is unsafe for criminals.

Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo, has lauded security agencies in the state for their efforts in the rescue of 43 bus passengers, who were abducted outside state but rescued from criminal elements by security agencies in the state.

In a press statement by his Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Ismaila Isah, the governor warned that the state remained unsafe for criminals.

Ododo welcomed the news of the release of the abducted bus passengers in Okehi Local Government Area of the state and called for sustained collaboration between security agencies and local communities to improve intelligence gathering and prevent crime and criminality in all parts of the state.

He commended the caretaker chairman of the council area, Mr Amoka Eneji, the Nigeria Police, Nigeria Professional Hunters, Ebira Local Hunters Group and other security agencies for their intervention that led to the rescue of the 43 bus passengers who were abducted outside the state.

The governor also commended the response of security agencies to the robbery incident in the Felele area of Lokoja and called for more urgency in addressing cases of insecurity in any part of the state.

He reassured the people of the state that his administration would not relent in his efforts to deploy maximum resources to ensure that all communities in the state remain unsafe from criminal elements.

Ibrahim Oyewale

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