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 The Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven OPSH has called on traditional rulers in Plateau to support its bid at ensuring lasting peace in all parts of the state Maj Gen Chukwuemeka Okonkwo the Commander of the Task Force made the call when he visited the Acting President Bassa Traditional Council and Brra Nggwe Irigwe Rev Ronku Aka on Monday in Bassa The News Agency of Nigeria reports that most communities in Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau were recently attacked by unidentified gunmen NAN also reports that the incessant attacks led to loss of lives and property worth millions Okonkwo who revealed some of the strategies adopted by the operation to tackle all forms of criminality in the state added that the support and cooperation of the traditional rulers was key According him the task force would continue to engage critical stakeholders in its efforts to end attacks and counter attacks in the state He explained that the task force would adopt the non kinetic approach in stemming the wanton killings that has over time engulfed the state We have adopted some non kinetic approaches to end the lingering crises in this area and the state in general Part of this approach is constant dialogue with relevant stakeholders and the traditional institution is key in this regard This approach forms part of the non kinetic activities adopted by the operation to stem wanton killings in the state he said The Commander noted that troops would continue to carry out coordinated operations within its areas of operation in order to restore total peace He further assured that the task force would remain neutral and professional so as to win the confidence and cooperation of the people in the discharge of its duty Okonkwo also warned crisis merchants to desist from their evil act adding that anyone caught would be made to face the full wrath of the law OPSH will not be overwhelm in its duty we will remain professional and neutral in discharging our statutory mandate Anyone caught sponsoring crimes to the detriment of the state will be dealt with according to the law he said Okonkwo appealed to the Fulani and Irigwe communities in the area to eschew violence and embrace peace for growth and progress of the area and state in general He called on the members of the public to cooperate with the task force by providing relevant information to sustain its operations against banditry and other criminal activities in the state Responding the Brra Nggwe Irigwe thanked the commander for the visit and promised to work with the task force in ensuring lasting peace returns to his Chiefdom NAN reports that Commander had earlier visited troops locations in Southern Kaduna Jebbu Miango Barkin Ladi Mangu Shendam Bokkos and Wase in Plateau as part of his operational visit having assumed duty in as Commander a fortnight ago Okonkwo had also visited heads of other security agencies in Plateau in a bid to cement the existing relationship and solicited for cooperation and robust synergy to end insecurity in the state Edited By Ismail Abdulaziz NAN
STF partners Plateau traditional rulers on security

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The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) has called on traditional rulers in Plateau to support its bid at ensuring lasting peace in all parts of the state.

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Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of the Task Force, made the call when he visited the Acting President, Bassa Traditional Council and Brra Nggwe Irigwe, Rev. Ronku Aka, on Monday in Bassa.

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that most communities in Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau were recently attacked by unidentified gunmen.

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NAN also reports that the incessant attacks led to loss of lives and property worth millions.

Okonkwo, who revealed some of the strategies adopted by the operation to tackle all forms of criminality in the state, added that the support and cooperation of the traditional rulers was key.

According him, the task force would continue to engage critical stakeholders in its efforts to end attacks and counter attacks in the state.

He explained that the task force would adopt the non-kinetic approach in stemming the wanton killings that has over time engulfed the state.

“We have adopted some non-kinetic approaches to end the lingering crises in this area and the state in general.

“Part of this approach is constant dialogue with relevant stakeholders, and the traditional institution is key in this regard.

“This approach forms part of the non-kinetic activities adopted by the operation to stem wanton killings in the state,” he said.

The Commander noted that troops would continue to carry out coordinated operations within its areas of operation in order to restore total peace.

He further assured that the task force would remain neutral and professional so as to win the confidence and cooperation of the people in the discharge of its duty.

Okonkwo also warned crisis merchants to desist from their evil act, adding that anyone caught would be made to face the full wrath of the law.

OPSH will not be overwhelm in its duty, we will remain professional and neutral in discharging our statutory mandate. Anyone caught sponsoring crimes to the detriment of the state will be dealt with according to the law,” he said.

Okonkwo appealed to the Fulani and Irigwe communities in the area to eschew violence and embrace peace for growth and progress of the area and state in general.

He called on the members of the public to cooperate with the task force by providing relevant information to sustain its operations against banditry and other criminal activities in the state.

Responding, the Brra Nggwe Irigwe thanked the commander for the visit and promised to work with the task force in ensuring lasting peace returns to his Chiefdom.

NAN reports that Commander had earlier visited troops’ locations in Southern Kaduna, Jebbu Miango, Barkin-Ladi, Mangu, Shendam, Bokkos and Wase in Plateau, as part of his operational visit having assumed duty in as Commander a fortnight ago.

Okonkwo had also visited heads of other security agencies in Plateau in a bid to cement the existing relationship and solicited for cooperation and robust synergy to end insecurity in the state.

Edited By: Ismail Abdulaziz (NAN)

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