The Plateau State Police Command, Commissioner of Police, Austine Agbonlahor said it has built synergy with sister security agencies on the Plateau to flush out the activities of kidnappers ,armed robbery syndicates ,Sara -suka ,cultists including other crimes and criminality in the state and its environs .
Represented by deputy Commissioner, Bature Umar, said in compliance with the IGP’s directive, the Plateau State Police Command, launched its special squad of Operation Puff Adder, under direct supervision of the Commissioner of Police smoke out criminals in their hideout.
“The aim of the operation is to tackle crimes affecting Plateau State such as: Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Cultism, Banditry and Sara Suka among other crimes and to also prevent influx of criminal elements to the State considering the ongoing security operations in the neighboring states like; Bauchi, Kaduna, Nasarawa and Taraba,” he said.
CP Agbonlahor, appealed for the support, cooperation, understanding and collaboration of other security and law enforcement agencies in the State as well as members of the public for the continuous success of the operation, to ensure that, the state is safe and secured.
Governor Simon Lalong, assured the acting Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, of his administration’s continued support of discharging the duties of curbing criminality in Plateau State.
The Governor said the Ag. IG’s innovation of operation Puff Adder, is highly commendable.
Governor Lalong, stated this Friday, at the official launching of Operation Puff Adder, held at the Plateau State Police Command.
Represented by deputy Governor, Sonny Tyoden, Lalong said, that the IG deemed it necessary to innovate the instrument of Operation Puff Adder, to cover Plateau State is commendable.
“We shall give you (Police), all the necessary cooperation to succeed,” he assured, and further tasked the men and officers of Operation Puff Adder, to discharge their job seriously, by upholding the confidence reposed on them.
According to him, the relative peace been enjoined in the State, will out only continued when citizens play their positive parts in the State.
Goodwill messages were presented by the General Officer Commanding 3 div, the Commander Operation Safe Have, as well as the media.
They have warn against criminal elements bedeviling our own nation which Plateau state is not left out ,we see were social commemorators using social media and media to continued to support the activities by sawing the seeds if hatred amongst citizens.
Security personnel have spent years battling with the criminal elements that expanded the multi versatile crises so we look at it critically and review that over the years these elements succeeded in fictionalizing communities alone religious bigot so we set up the puff order to restore peace and end internal conflict in Nigeria,they explain.
The STF commander, Major General A.C.C Agundo urged the people of Plateau state to imbibe spirit of bringing positive ways of peaceful coexistence by learning to embrace togetherness .
The commander expressed confidence that with the cooperation of all a sundry the people can go to sleep and farming because we are battle ready to flush out bad eggs .
In my few years here we have seen the magnitude of damage done to human lives ,properties but we call on communities leader to stop unnecessary killing ,he said.