The Nigerian Police Force has ordered a massive manhunt to apprehend gunmen who attacked a police station in Bayelsa state on Monday.
Details of the directive were made known by DSP Frank Mba, Police Public Relations Officer on Monday in Abuja.
Mba said, “Following the attack on Agudama Ekpetiama Police Station, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, by gunmen, in the early hours of today, July 1, 2019, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the dastardly act.
The IGP condemns the attack which resulted in the death of the Divisional Police Officer, SP Ola Rosanla, with three (3) other police officers and left two (2) others injured. He pledges that no stone will be left unturned towards apprehending the perpetrators and bringing them to book.
Meanwhile, the IGP has ordered the immediate deployment of crack detectives from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), the forensic and homicide sections of the FCID and Special Operatives of the Marine Police Department to Yenagoa to complement the efforts of the Bayelsa Police Command in carrying out a discrete investigation into the unfortunate incident.”