President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately relocate to Benue state to prevent further loss of lives and forestall the crisis in the state from escalating and spreading.

Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood stated that the President gave the order.

In compliance with the directive, Moshood said that the IGP would be moving to Benue state with five units of riot policemen making a total of 10 units deployed in the state, in addition to other police contingents and Special Forces on the ground.

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