There has been public outcry over the killings recorded in Benue, Rivers and Kaduna states.

Lives have been lost, families thrown into perpetual mourning, destinies cut short and the year is just 5 days old.

The President, concerned by the spate of these killings met, has with the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

At the end of the meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Idris confirmed to State House correspondents that discussions centred on how to effectively secure the country.

“Every time we meet with the President, he gives a charge. He said that we should go and take care and ensure that we tighten our security,” Idris said.

On Benue crisis, the police boss said he would deploy more units to support efforts made by policemen.

He said senior police officers deployed in the state were putting their heads together to see how they can address the crisis which he described as “community problems.”

Despite the killings in Benue, Rivers and Kaduna States, however, Idris said the country was “well secured.”


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