08 July 2021 by VICTORIA ABAH
On the heels of the recent arrests of criminals in different parts of Kogi state, another group of notorious criminals have been nabbed in Olamaboro Local Government area of the state.
This was done through the combined efforts of neighborhood watch and Vigilante group of the local government with the support of the executive chairman of Olamaboro Local government council, Mr. Adejoh Nicodemus.
The operation witnessed an end to the group of criminals terrorizing the peace of the good people of Olamaboro Local government area.
According to reports received, one of the suspect identified as Lawal Isa aka Osama from ofugo okpo in the said locality was killed during a gun battle with the vigilante while others were nabbed and handed over to respective authorities.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Muhammed Onogwu while responding to the media on the incident, noted that elected Executive chairmen of the 21 Local Governments had a mandate to secure and protect the lives of the citizens in their areas.
He opined that the results they were recording was largely to the support the Governor had continued to give and the cooperation from citizens and synergy between the security operatives.
The CPS noted that Government at all levels would continue to make efforts towards sustaining the drive for a peaceful Kogi state by making all nooks and crannies of the state unsafe for criminal elements and their sponsors.