Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje lauds Kano Police Command and all other security agencies for their efforts in rescuing 9 kids allegedly kidnapped in Kano and sold in Anambra state.
Praising that, “This singular action shows the real and patriotic synergy and commitment of the Nigeria Police, Department of State Service, Military and all other security agencies in making sure that criminal activities are faced head-on.”
This was contained in a statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to Kano State Governor Abba Anwar on Sunday and obtained by Solacebase.
In the statement, the Governor acknowledged that all heads of security agencies, ranging from the Commissioner of Police, Kano Command, Director State Service, heads of Military, Air force, and other agencies, “…are really utilizing the modern technology we put in place in fighting crimes in the state.”
Solacebase recalled that the Kano Police Commands team of Puff Adder attached to anti-kidnapping squad arrested one Paul Owne, 37, Mercy Paul, 38, Emmanuel Igwe, 34, Ebere Ogbodo, 45, Louis Duru, 30, and Monica Oracha, 50, while trying to take one of the kidnapped victims Haruna Bako to Anambra State.
The command had said eight abducted children were rescued in Anambra State from the hands of the buyers.
Governor Ganduje assured the security agencies of his government’s continued support and dedication in the area of security, insisting that “… all hands must be on deck for our state and the nation at large, to enjoy lasting peace.”
Community policing, According to the governor, when met with the patriotic commitment of the security agencies, criminals would not have any hiding location, assuring that, the state would further strengthen the use of modern technology in fighting crimes and criminals.
“With the help of Allah, The Almighty, our security agencies are really serving our nation relentlessly. Kano state is having this as a great advantage. Kano is no longer safe heaven for criminals,” he said.
Governor Ganduje then called on parents “…to be very vigilant with what is happening around them. They should keep vigil at all times. Nothing should be taken for granted.”