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We’ll defeat criminality —Kogi govt

By Boluwaji Obahopo

LOKOJA—Kogi State government has vowed to tame and arrest all forms of criminality in the state, declaring its resolve to ensure that criminals are made to face the full weight of the law.

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State

This was part of the resolutions reached at the State Executive Council meeting, yesterday, in Lokoja, the state capital.

Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the meeting, Director-General, Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, said the state government, after reviewing renewed wave of crimes in parts of the state, warned those involved, especially the political class trying to compromise the peace and security of the state, to desist or face the full wrath of the law.

Government, he said, would not be deterred in its efforts to make the state an investment haven by ensuring that lives and properties were secured.

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