Kogi: Ododo moves to tackle insecurity with Metropolitan Quick Response Squad

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Kogi State Governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo has launched a security initiative aimed at taming the upsurge in criminal activities in Lokoja and major towns in the state.

According to Ismaila Isah,
Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, the operation code named ‘Metropolitan Quick Response’ is in partnership with the Rapid Response Squad of the Nigeria Police and the Joint Task Force of security agencies in the state.

During the flag off of the initiative at the Government House in Lokoja, Ododo restated the commitment of his administration to deal decisively with criminals in the state.

The governor noted that the safety and security of lives and property of the people of Kogi State remains a top priority for his administration, stressing that nothing will be spared to ensure that the people of the state sleep with their two eyes closed.

“Today, we are flagging off the Metropolitan Quick Response (MQR) to advance our efforts in the safety and security of lives and property in Lokoja Metropolis and beyond.

“The flag off of the Metropolitan Quick Response operation is part of the evolving security measures to ensure we have a safe environment and to build on the solid foundation of our security architecture in the state.

“As a government, we are resolute in our determination to flush out criminal elements in every nook and cranny of Kogi State.

“Nothing will be spared to guarantee safety and security in every inch of the state and Kogi state will remain unsafe for criminal elements where ever they may be,” the Governo said.

He commended the security agencies in the state for their sacrifices in the line of duty, adding that his government will continue to appreciate their efforts in keeping the state safe.

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