Insecurity: Kill Bandits Before They Kill You – Governor Uzodinma Tells Security Operatives

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Due to high spate of insecurity, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has urged security operatives to ensure that are properly dealt with.

Speaking during a condolence visit to headquarters of the State police command in Owerri on Tuesday June 15, Uzodinma asked policemen not to allow who are not licensed to carry guns to kill them.

He said;

“You are only ones constitutionally empowered to carry a gun.

“And then you allow somebody called bandit who is not licensed to carry a gun to come to your station and kill you.

“Kill them before they come near to kill you.”

Uzodinma also announced that his administration would introduce an insurance for all security operatives serving in the state.

According to him, there are plans for a welfare where all family members of those who died during unrest in the state would be compensated.

He pledged to increase logistics the police required in the state well and also promised that his administration would not abandon the families of the slain officers.