KWARA State Police Command has raised alarm over terrorists gathering in a camp in Kwara State from where they are planning their coordinated attacks in the state and other state they shared boundaries.
According to the Police Intelligence Report on the movement of bandits on Crime Page on Facebook available to SOJ WORLDWIDE, the police revealed all the intelligent reports about the movements of the bandits in Kwara State axis where they are planning to launch attacks.
The release was signed by the Kwara State Investigation Bureau (SIB) in charge, CSP Yusuf Abdulraheem.
INTELLIGENCE REPORT ON THE MOVEMENT OF BANDITS.
The Bureau is in receipt of information on the movement of some Bandits/Kidnappers numbering about 112 who will be travelling in two each on motorcycles while their arms and ammunitions will be conveyed by a truck loaded with food items in disguise.
Source further reveals that, the route they will ply include but not limited to Kebbi State via Kanba, Malavi to Benin republic.
The movement is scheduled to commence on 1st and 2nd of August, 2022 at about 2300hrs.
It is pertinent to note that, they already have a Base in Kainji Lake National Park which shares boundary with about four States i.e. Kebbi State, Niger State, Kwara State and Oyo State respectively.
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They have concluded plans to use Kwara State National Park Forest Reserve as their major Base and part of Kisi and Igbeti in Oyo State as they already have some underground hideouts in Naanu by Rafin Kunama reserve area, Kwara State.
2. In another development, a reliable source sighted two suspected bandits on a motorcycle carrying RPG machine guns with round chains in Kagondabi village via Moro L.G.A Kwara State. Kagondabi village is the last locality under Ejidongari Ward, and it can be accessed through Gaa-Dasu via Sabongada in Bode-Saadu, Moro L.G.A. Kwara State.
3. Intel also has it that, Yikpata NYSC Camp located in Edu L.G.A Kwara is very porous and prone to attack anytime from now as Bandits are said to be hibernating in the forest surrounding the camp.
4. PROJECTION: From the foregoing, it’s obvious that Kwara is very vulnerable at the moment and may be contending with bandits’ attacks anytime soon.
5. SUGGESTION: Against this backdrop, there is need for the command to as a matter of urgency liaise with the State Government and activate proactive measures to neutralize this threat.
ii. Acpols, Dpos and Hods in the state be abreast of this development and be directed to fortify their respective AOR to avert any unforeseen circumstances.
6. Meanwhile, the Bureau will sustain monitoring and render prompt reports.
Above for your necessary action, please.”