Abia State Government has received information on two separate attacks launched by yet to be identified persons against security agents who were In the process dispossessed of their service arms.
Consequently, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has directed security agencies in the state to ensure that perpetrators of the attacks are apprehended immediately and the arms recovered.
This was made known by the Honorable Commissioner for Information, Abia State, Chief John Okiyi Kalu in a statement made available on Monday and strongly advised individuals to be vigilant.
The statement reads, “We also wish to strongly advise individuals and corporate organisations in the state to maintain a high level of vigilance and take necessary measures to protect themselves, their customers and establishments, to complement the efforts of government and security agents.
Parents and guardians are also advised to warn and monitor their children/wards to ensure they do not engage in criminal activities as the long arm of the law will surely catch up with anyone involved in criminal activities.
All suspicious movements and persons should be promptly reported to the Abia State Police Command via this number; 0803 541 5405.
Law-abiding citizens are advised to go about their normal duties as Government has activated all necessary security protocols to protect the lives and property of all citizens and residents.