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Fulanist Jihadists: Ignore Threats, Delta Police Tells Deltans

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CP Ari Muhammed Ali

By Daniel Dafe, Abraka

Delta Police Command has assured Deltans of their safety, urging them to ignore a recent publication making rounds purportedly published by Fulani’s of Usman Dan Fodio leadership tagged “FULANI JIHADIST WARNINGS.”

The said publication was pasted in various locations in Asaba, the state capital and Agbor and gave the governors of the south south 72 hours to lift the ban on open grazing in the region.

But in a swift reaction, the police in a statement signed by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright, said “the command under the watch of CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+, is ever committed in its responsibly of providing security for all Deltans,” assuring members of the public to ignore the said publication which the security outfit said “must have been pasted by miscreants with the aim of creating panic in the state.”

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Adding: “All modalities have been put in place to forestall any of such occurrence; all residents are advised to go about their lawful businesses without fear or panic.”

According to the statement, “undercover police operatives have been deployed across the state for the purpose of gathering intelligence.”

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“Other proactive measures have been put in place by the command. Members of the public are also urged to continue to partner with the police, by providing useful information that will help in policing the state,” the statement added.

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