Published January 28, 2021
The Inspector -General of Police , Mohammed Adamu , has said policemen have been detailed to fish out the suspects responsible for burning the house of a Yoruba activist , Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho in the Soka area of Ibadan State ,” Oyo State .
Adamu who disclosed this while innaugurating a building project at the Senior Police Officers’ quarters on Oba Aladejobi Street, in the GRA area of Ikeja , Lagos State, on Wednesday , said the criminals won ’t go unpunished .
“ Anybody that goes to burn anybody ’s property is nothing but a criminal , and we have already asked our men to fish out whoever did that and the person would be punished . That is criminal , we have laws in this country and we must respect the law and if anybody goes foul of the law , the person must be punished .
“ Every citizen has the responsibility to the country ; those people that have information as to who did that should come out to give the police so that we can do our job, ” the IG said while reacting to Igboho ’s burnt house .
While inaugurating the project , Adamu said the welfare of men of the Nigeria Police Force was paramount , adding that through the Federal Government initiative of public -private partnership , all the police barracks in the country would be developed.
He said, “ Our officers and men work tirelessly , day in day out in the country and we need a befitting accommodation to rest and return to work . What you are seeing today is one of those initiatives to develop our existing barracks instead of allowing them to decay and the officers are now getting a befitting place to stay .”