Inspector-Basic of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Sunday ordered an investigation into the assault on the convoy of Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue state.
DAILY POST reported that Ortom escaped dying on Saturday after some gunmen attacked him whereas on a go to to his farm.
Frank Mba, Police Spokesman in a press release launched on Sunday, mentioned the IGP had instructed the commissioner of police and a crew of specialised investigators within the state to hold “painstaking investigations” into the assault.
Adamu assured residents of the state of its dedication to make sure safety.
A part of the assertion learn: “The IGP has additionally particularly instructed the CP to hold out painstaking investigations into the incident and make sure the arrest and prosecution of individuals indicted in the middle of the investigations.
“Additionally in an effort to guarantee a speedy, thorough and conclusive investigation into the assault, the IGP has ordered the fast deployment of a crew of specialised investigators from the pressure legal investigations division, Abuja, to Benue state to supply further investigative assist to the Benue state police command.”
Herdsmen assault: IGP orders investigation into assassination try on Ortom