Friday, February 26, 2016 7:47 am
The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has sent condolences to the families of policemen who died in the bomb blast at the divisional police headquarters in Yola, Adamawa state.
To deliver the condolences will be the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Department of Operations, DIG Sontoye Wakama.
He is expected to visit the scene of the blast in Adamawa State and condole with the families of the deceased and also ensure that those that sustained injuries from the explosion receive prompt medical attention.
In a statement today, Arase urged citizens to remain calm. There was indeed a big panic in Yola Thursday when the bomb went off.
He also said the Nigeria Police Force High Command has directed adequate security surveillance on places where Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) recovered and kept to ensure such incident does not occur in anywhere across the country.
He directed all Commands’ Commissioners of Police to deploy Anti-Bomb Squad personnel of their respective State Commands to inspect all explosive elements kept in their armouries to ensure they are save, to forestall re-occurrence of the unfortunate incident.