December 22, 2022
Terrorists on Wednesday morning, attacked a police patrol team along the Agbaja road in the Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State and killed two policemen.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, William Aya, in a statement, said the terrorists emerged from the bush and attacked the team when they arrived for their routine patrol along the road.
He stated that as a result of the attack, the Command lost two of its personnel during a gun duel with the terrorists, noting that the attackers fled before the re-enforcement team arrived the area.
The statement also noted that the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Akeem Yusuf has deployed a team of tactical operatives to the area to trail and arrest the terrorists.
According to the statement, Yusuf also called on the people of the area to assist the police with credible information on the identity of the terrorists to enable the Command arrest them.