June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Rivers: Foment Violence, Face The Wrath Of The Law, CP Disu Warns Politicians

The Rivers State Police Command has warned politicians to desist from fomenting any form of violence that will disrupt the peaceful coexistence in the state.

The warning was issued  in a statement on Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Grace Iringe Koko, where she noted that police have been informed on numerous political statements and sentiments circulating within the state, that could create unwarranted tension.

The Police command also assured that the command remains neutral and apolitical in all matters pertaining to the current political situation.

Read Full Statement below…

RIVERS POLICE SUE FOR PEACE ON THE BOILING POLITICAL ISSSUES WITHIN THE STATE

The Rivers State Police Command is fully aware of the numerous political statements and sentiments that have been circulating within the state.

In light of these developments, we would like to inform the general public and the esteemed people of Rivers State of the following:

i. The Nigeria Police Force is the statutory and constitutional authority entrusted with the responsibilities of enforcing laws and orders, as well as protecting lives and properties, among others.

ii. The Rivers State Police Command, as an integral part of the Nigeria Police Force, is firmly committed to upholding and enforcing all laws and orders within the state.

iii. The Command will not stand idle and allow any individual or group to disrupt the existing peace in the state under any guise or pretext.

iv. The Rivers State Police Command will not hesitate to take decisive action against any person or group of persons found to be in violation of the laws and orders of the state.

Therefore, we implore members of the public to maintain peace and abide by the laws of the land. To those involved in the ongoing political unrest, we urge you to seek peaceful/lawful means to address your grievances.

Be rest assured that the command remains neutral and apolitical in all matters pertaining to the current political situation.

Thank you for your attention, and we appreciate your cooperation in maintaining peace and order in Rivers State.

SP GRACE IRINGE-KOKO ANIPR
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
RIVERS STATE COMMAND
FOR: THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE RIVERS STATE COMMAND
7/4/2024

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