MEET FRANK OSHANUGOR
By Frank Oshanugor
Authorities of the Police Service Commission (PSC) have commiserated with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Alkali Baba Usman and the Imo State Police Command on the gruesome murder of five Police Officers while on duty last Friday at Okpala junction in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State.
Spokesman of PSC, Ikechukwu Ani in a statement on Sunday said said “the Commission is deeply pained on the circumstances leading to the unprovoked murder of the Police Officers who were on duty to protect lives and properties in the area.
“The Commission’s heart goes to their families and loved ones and pray that God will give them the fortitude to bear this avoidable and irreparable loss.”
In the same vein, the Commission has encouraged the Nigeria Police Force to re-enact its indomitable fighting spirit to apprehend the deviants and ensure they are brought to justice.
According to the statement, “the Commission also expects that the Imo State Command should accord the deceased Police Officers a befitting ceremonial burial rites meant for heroes who have laid their lives for peace loving Nigerians.”
Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, has pledged the Commission’s continuous partnership with the Nigeria Police Force to ensure that Police Officers on duty are provided with necessary gadgets to protect themselves and fence off marauding terror gangs causing havoc across the nation.