Oct 2nd, 2011 – Boko Haram: Yoruba Community Council Urges For Double Effort on Security
IMO State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has declared total war on kidnappers, boasting that his administration has taken steps to make the state uncomfortable for criminals based there.
Okorocha gave this charge yesterday at the official launch of the State government joint security outfit otherwise known as “Operation Rescue Imo” with 100 Ford model security vans with modern security gadgets.
Speaking at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, the venue of the event, Governor Okorocha said though kidnapping has reduced drastically since he assumed office, his administration would stop at nothing to ensure that the state get rid of kidnapping and armed robbery.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Inspector-General of Police, Hafiz Ringim, applauded the initiative of Governor Okorocha, adding that security should be the responsibility of everybody in the interest of peace and harmony (The Nation).