Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi State, has ordered an immediate and thorough investigation into the murder of a motorbike rider in Kabba town, Kabba Bunu Local Government Area of the state, who was allegedly slain by a police officer.
Onogwu Muhammed, the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, said this in a statement released on Sunday, January 23.
Remember that following the purported shooting of a teenage motorbike rider by a police officer over sachet water, there was chaos in Kabba town as enraged youths swarmed the streets.
Following the incident, enraged youths demolished the old Kabba Police Barracks.
In a statement, the Governor urged the youngsters of Kabba to remain calm and allow the incident to be investigated so that appropriate action may be taken.
The governor called the incident sad and cautioned residents not to take any action that could jeopardize the state’s long-term peace and stability.
He ordered the Kogi State Command Commissioner of Police to investigate and punish the police officer implicated in the alleged killing of the defenseless young guy.