BY: Hamisu Ado Nguru, Yobe
The height of brazen attacks on Police Stations and killing of personnel was experienced after the hijack of peaceful #EndSARS protest by hoodlums in October 2020.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, said that no fewer than 22 police officers were killed by youth protesting police brutality while hundreds of police stations across the country were damaged.
He said On December 24, a Police team at Amannachi on the Orlu-Ihiala Road were attacked by gunmen who killed two personnel instantly and later set their patrol vehicle ablaze.
On January 10, three Police officers including two male and one female were killed when unidentified gunmen invaded Onueke Police Station in Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi state and carted away two Ak riffles.
Loveth Odah, Police Public Relations Officer in Ebonyi state confirmed the attack and death of their personnel.