Unknown gunmen have killed the Divisional Police Officer and three other policemen at Agudiama-Ekpetiama Police Station in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
A worried Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the killers of the four policemen while condemning the act.Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba identified the DPO as Ola Rosanla and confirmed that three police officers and two others were injured.
Adamu vomed that no stone will be left unturned towards apprehending the perpetrators, and ordered the immediate deployment of crack detectives to Yenagoa.
The detectives are drawn from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit, IRT, Forensic and Homicide sections of the FCID and Special Operatives of the Marine Police Department to complement the efforts of the Bayelsa Police Command in carrying out discrete investigation into the unfortunate incident.
The IGP, while paying tribute to the fallen heroes, condoled the families of the four officers who paid the supreme price in the service of their fatherland, describing the incident as a classic example of the risk and sacrifices the police are exposed to in their daily task of protecting our homeland.
He also urged Agudama Ekpetiama Community and the entire people of Bayelsa State to remain calm and avail the police with credible information that will help them apprehend the criminals.