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IGP Idris, Minister Dambazau Arrive Plateau Over Killings (Photos)

Following the wicked and cruel killings of innocent people in Plateau state over the weekend, IGP Ibrahim Idris and the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, arrived in Jos today for commiseration and on the spot assessment of the situation.

Ahead of today's visit, the IGP had yesterday transfered the commissioner of Police in charge of the state and deployed Special Intervention Forces led by Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of operations to restore peace in the troubled areas of Barikin-Ladi, Riyom, Jos South local governments, where scores of people were killed. 

The special forces are backed up with two helicopters, five Amoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), three Police Mobile Force Units, two Counter Terrorism units (CTU ) and Police Intelligence Unit.