24 November 2020 By Chris Nyamtu
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has identified late response to distress calls as a major cause of the rising cases of criminal activities in the State.
Governor Abdullahi Sule gave this indication during an emergency security meeting in Government House, Lafia the Nasarawa State capital.
The Governor stated that the increasing rate of insecurity in recent times especially the kidnaping and murder of the APC Chairman in the State, Mr Philip Shekwo, by gunmen calls for collective action to curb the Menace.
He noted that the State Government would not relent in its responsibility of protection of lives and property to pave way for economic development in the state.
Governor Abdullahi Sule called on traditional rulers, religious and community leaders in the State to redouble efforts in identifying and reporting to security agencies suspicious activities around their areas.
The emergency security meeting which was summoned by Governor Abdullahi Sule had in attendance all heads of security agencies, members of the State Executive Council, Chairman of Nasarawa State Council of Chiefs, among others.