Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has directed immediate and full investigation into the killing of a motorcycle rider and the burning of the Old Police Barracks in Kabba town, Kabba Bunu Local Government Area of the state.
Recall there was pandemonium in the Kabba town, as a
Angry youths had stormed the streets following the alleged killing of a young motorcycle rider by security operatives.
The angry youths burnt the old Kabba Police Barracks following the incident.
The governor called on the youths in Kabba to remain calm and allow investigation into the matter for necessary action.
The governor described the incident as unfortunate and warned the people to desist from any action capable of truncating the sustained peace and stability across the state.
Bello indicated that the government and the security authorities would not tolerate any act of recklessness capable of disrupting the hard earned peace in the state.
He noted that the circumstances of the killing of the cyclist will be unraveled and the culprit made to face the full wrath of the law.
He therefore, directed that the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command investigate and punish the police officer involved in the alleged killing of the defenceless young man