By Emmanuel Nnaji, ABAKALIKI
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi has commiserated with the families and the Nigeria Police for the loss of 4 servicemen who were on their official duties, escorting Money in Bullion Van from Enugu to Ebonyi yesterday, describing it as a colossal loss.
Governor Umahi made this known in a statement in Abakaliki the Ebonyi state capital, singed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Francis Nwaze
The message reads in parts: “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 bullion van from Enugu to Ebonyi State. The loss is a big blow on our corporateness which the culprits will never 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 governor assured Ebonyians not to panic as everything is under control.
“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 as they have tightened the boundaries against the entrance of hoodlums.