The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi has commiserated with the families and the Nigeria Police Force over the 4 officers that lost their lives in a robbery incident on Wednesday.
The 4 officers met their waterloo at Ezzamgbo Junction in Ohankwu local government area of the state while escorting a bullion van from Enugu to Ebonyi. Read further: Gunmen kill 4 policemen in Ebonyi
Governor Umahi commiserated with the family of the police officers in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Francis Nwaze, and made available to Hanoky Media.
The statement read, “It is with great sadness that I received the news of the death of our dear servicemen who died yesterday while serving our dear country – escorting a bullion van from Enugu to Ebonyi State”.
“The loss is a big blow and the culprits will not go unpunished.”
“I heartily commiserate with the family of the deceased police officers and the Nigeria police in general, praying that God grants them the fortitude to bear this colossal loss,” the statement further read.
The Governor implored Ebonyians not to panic assuring them that everything would be under control.
In his words, “Let me also assure the public that the Ebonyi State Police Headquarters is already giving all efforts, harnessing all available intelligence to bringing the culprits to book. They have tightened the boundaries against the entrance of hoodlums”.