By Simeon OSAJIE
The Benin Solidarity Movement (BSM) worldwide, has applauded the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro for the achievements recorded in fighting crime barely four months he assumed office in the state.
CP Abutu Yaro resumed office as Edo State Commissioner of Police on Monday, April 11, 2022.
In a press statement issued and signed by Ambassador Curtis Eghosa Ugbo and Ms. Esohe Adun, President and General Secretary respectively, emphasised that CP Abutu Yaro has clamped down on criminal operating in the state.
According to the Movement statement, “The new Sheriff has let criminal elements in the state to know that it is a no go area for them.
“Within his short space of time as the boss of the State Police Command, Yaro has created tactical units such as Command and Control Intelligence, Rapid Response Squad, CP Monitoring Team and Anti-Kidnapping Annexes within Edo North, Edo Central and Edo South.
“He also changed posting of DPO’s to more active and effective ones. And he raises serious war against corrupt police officers. Kidnapping activities is no longer a thing of business anymore for kidnappers as CP Abutu Yaro doesn’t believe anything like negotiating with kidnappers rather he takes the battle to them.”
Going further, the Movement added; “It is in CP Abutu Yaro’s time that people know that police can ambush kidnappers, neutralize them and recover their operational arms. We the people of Edo State should join the police in the war against crime in Edo State.
“Now, in Edo, the residents live a life of peace as the hydraheaded issue of crime and criminality has been brought to the lowest minimum courtesy of CP Abutu Yaro’s efficiency.
“So, to shower CP Yaro with accolades is not out of place as it is often said he who does exceptional things deserves praise and commendation.
“CP Abutu Yaro at this moment our genuine commendation and appreciation go to you and we look forward to your fruitful stay in the acclaimed heart beat state.”