G4S Security/Information update 13th June 2022

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INFORMATION BULLETIN 13TH JUNE, 2022.

ARMED ATTACK

 


BENUE STATE

 

Police confirms attack on Benue communities as leader puts casualty figures at 30.

Suspected armed herdsman in the early hours of Sunday, allegedly killed about thirty persons in two communities of Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State in what has been described
as unprovoked attacks on civilians.

Police Public Relations Officer for the Benue State Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sewuese Anene, confirmed the attack to journalists in a brief statement.

Mr Anene however did not give intricate details regarding the attack, neither was there a confirmation of the death toll.

“Information about the attack was received and more officers sent to assist Okpokwu Division in managing this, I am yet to receive details,” the spokesperson’s statement partly read.

However, contrary to the police statement, the Federal Lawmaker representing Ado, Ogbadibo and Okpokwu Federal Constituency, Mr Francis Agbo Otta, in a statement issued on Sunday
said thirty persons were killed in the attack on Igama Community of Ojigo Ward.

“Growing up in Utonkon District of Ado LGA, I knew Igama in Ojigo Ward of Okpokwu LGA as one of the most peaceful communities in Benue South until recently when terrorists turned
it to a cesspool of blood,” the lawmaker bemoaned the situation.

“I therefore condemn the killing of 30 innocent people, and still counting… I have contacted security agents who have responded appropriately,” the parliamentarian disclosed.

https://www.channelstv.com/2022/06/12/police-confirms-attack-on-benue-communities-as-leaders-put-casualty-figures-at-30/


ZAMFARA STATE

 

Bandits abduct 40 Zamfara traders, 20 escape.

Gunmen have abducted about 40 traders who were traveling to Zamfara from Sokoto at the weekend.

Journalists gathered that most of the traders were those selling phones at the Bebeji Plaza in Zamfara.

Over 60 of the traders were traveling when the gunmen struck, but more than 20 managed to escape.

Chairman of the market said the traders were abducted when they were returning from a wedding in Sokoto.

He said the traders traveled in a Coaster Bus with 40 seat capacity and in another bus that was carrying 18 passengers.

He told the BBC Hausa Service that they were abducted on Saturday evening in-between Tureta and Bakura town after leaving the wedding venue at Tambuwal in Sokoto State.

Spokesman of the Zamfara Police Command, SP Muhammed Shehu confirmed the abduction, saying his men in collaboration with other security agencies have commenced investigation to ascertain
the number of those in captivity.

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2022/06/bandits-abduct-40-zamfara-traders-20-escape/

ADAMAWA STATE

 

Adamawa police arrest three hunters for alleged kidnapping.

The Adamawa State Police Command, on Monday, said it has arrested three local hunters and others for conspiring to aid kidnapping in Girei and Fufore Local Government Areas of the
State.

SP Sulaan Nguroje, Public Relations Officer of the Command, in a statement, on Monday, said the three suspects: Auwal Mohammed (28), Isa Umaru (40), and Rabiu Mohammed (19) have
been terrorizing Pariya Daware and Girei villages.

According to the statement, findings revealed that the suspects betrayed the trust reposed in them by the community members to protect lives and property.

They went ahead supplying food items and other basic needs to their fellow kidnappers around the area.

He said the police had recovered one motorcycle, locally made pistols and other items from the suspects.

He added that the three suspects would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed.

https://dailypost.ng/2022/06/13/adamawa-police-arrest-three-hunters-for-alleged-kidnapping/

LAGOS STATE

Four die in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident.

Four persons died while eight others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an accident involving an articulated vehicle and a Mazda bus at Foursquare in Ogunmakin axis on the
Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ogunmakin is located in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander,
Federal
Road Safety Corps
(FRSC) in Ogun, who confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta, on Sunday, said the accident occurred at 8:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Mr Umar explained that the accident was caused by excessive speed and loss of control by the bus driver who rammed the stationed truck.

The sector commander explained that the crash involved a CNHTC vehicle marked XA 802 KKM and a Mazda bus with registration number SHK 684 XA.

He added that 13 people were involved in the accident which comprised 12 men and a woman, saying that eight people got injured, all men, while four persons died comprising three
men and one woman.

Mr Umar noted that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, while the corpses were deposited at FOS morgue, Ipara.

The sector commander described the crash as an avoidable act if caution had been taken, using a common-sense speed limit, especially as it was raining.

He urged motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations, especially on speed violations.

He commiserated with the family of the victims and also enjoined them to contact the FRSC command in the Ogunmakin area of the state for details of the crash and reclaim the properties
of the victims recovered from the scene.

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/536629-four-die-in-lagos-ibadan-expressway-accident-

SECURITY AND SAFETY TIPS

·Individuals are advised to remain vigilant, vary daily schedules and itineraries, and refrain from sharing personal information with unknown persons to limit the risk of being targeted by potential kidnappers.

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·The Security situation in Nigeria remains complex. G4S Professional security advice and support should be sought for personal and corporate security and before traveling to these high-risk regions of Nigeria.

COVID-19

 
 
  • On the 7th to 8th June 2022, 37 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

  • Till date,
  • 256,264
  • cases have been confirmed,
  • 250,117
  • cases have been discharged, and 3,144 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal
  • Capital Territory.

  • The 37 new cases are reported from 3 States- Lagos (29), FCT (6) and Kano (2)

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES.

  1. Use of non-physical greetings.
  2. Maintain at least 2 meters (6 feets) physical distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
  3. Stay home if you feel unwell with symptoms like fever, NCDC’s 24/7 toll- free number 0800 970 000 0010. Do not self -medicate.
  4. Persons with a persistent cough or sneezing, should also stay at home until they recover.
  5. Avoid crowded spaces such as open markets, crowded supermarkets and pharmacies.
  6. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based sanitizer if no water and soap is available.

 

 

 

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