Aruga Joe Omokaro
Edo State’s new Commissioner of Police (CP) Abutu Yaro has deployed more armed policemen on Benin-Ore road, and on Benin-Asaba road as well as on Auchi-Okene road
A dependable source close to the CP hinted The SUPREME that “, the action of the CP is to ensure that travellers from the West especially from Lagos and from Abuja have a crime-free trip to the eastern part of the country during the Easter holiday. You may agree that Edo State is the gate way from the West to the East going through Delta State. “
Our source further disclosed that, “in addition, the CP has ordered massive presence of armed policemen on Auchi-Okene road. Also in Benin metropolis there will be more policemen visible on Benin streets some will be in plain clothes ” our source added
It will be recalled that Auchi-Okene road had been under siege by kidnappers waylaying travellers from Abuja via Kogi State to Edo and Delta states.
Abutu Yaro assumed duties on Monday as CP Edo State Police Command.
He is known in the police circle as a crime buster. He brought sanity to Imo State when he was CP of Imo at the time ethnic militias almost make the entire state unsafe, burning down police stations and killing policemen almost on a daily basis.