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Ibadan Crisis: IG Deploys Special Forces To Oyo State.

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The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of Police Intervention and Stabilization Forces to Oyo State.

They are mandated to reclaim the public space, reinforce security and bolster public confidence in the areas affected by the recent crisis in the State.

In a signed statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, the deployments, consist largely of intelligence and operational assets of the Force, including 4 Units of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), seasoned operatives from the Force Intelligence Bureau and 1 operational/surveillance Police helicopter from the Police Air-wing department.

The Intervention Force is charged with the responsibility of reinforcing and stabilizing security in the State, preventing further breakdown of law and order, protecting lives and properties and ultimately enhancing public safety and general security in the State.

The Force is coordinated by Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG David Folawiyo, who is expected to mobilize all relevant stakeholders towards achieving the mandate of the squad.

The IGP while assuring that the Force is committed to the safety of lives and properties of the citizens called on residents of Oyo State and other Nigerians to embrace peace and cooperate with the Police and the security community as they redouble their efforts in ensuring that sustainable peace and security are restored to the affected areas.

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