Task force begins crack down on illegal smuggling of fire arms in Kogi.
By Muhammad Amuda – Lokoja
The Kogi State Special Task Force on illegal smuggling of fire arms and other related crimes has begin a one week campaign against illegal smuggling of fire arms into the State.
The task force who took the war against illegal smuggling of fire arms to Naval base located in Banda, Kogi State, seeks the collaboration of security agencies including stakeholders towards reducing crimes and criminalities in Kogi State.
Speaking at the visit, the Director General, of the agency Elder Friday Sani Makama said their is need for thorough check of all vehicles coming into Kogi State with Illegal arms and ammunitions.
He further stated that, the task force has already identified security flash borders of Kogi State where the task force will be deploying it’s officers to stop criminal elements, including personnels who would be engaging on illegal duties to Kogi State.
Elder Makama, however, lauded the Nigeria Navy for their fruitful partnership with the Government of Kogi State under Governor Yahaya Bello assuring them, that, the present administration will not rest its oars until all criminals relocate from Kogi State.
Responding, the Commander, Naval Base Banda Commodore UCV Ajulu appreciated the Government for always supporting security agencies in curbing crimes and criminalities in Kogi State
He assured the task force of maximum support of the Navy towards achieving the aim of the agency in Kogi State.
Highpoint of the campaign is the unveiling of T shirt crested “operation say no to illegal smuggling of fire arms to Kogi State”