The Inspector-General of police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered a complete overhaul of security on South-west, South-south and South-east highways, after Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political group was killed on Friday.
In a statement by Frank Mba, the police spokesman, the IGP said that the perpetrators would definitely be arrested and brought to justice.
“While condemning the heinous and barbaric crime, the IGP, as part of measures to prevent a future occurrence of such incidence, has ordered the total overhaul of security architecture on the highways straddling the southern part of the country,” the statement read.
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“In this vein, the commissioners of police in the affected states were ordered by the IGP to embrace adequate security arrangement in their areas of jurisdiction.”
The IGP also revealed that plans to replicate the ongoing special security arrangement powered by “Operation Puff Adder” in Kaduna-Abuja expressway in key highways in the southerner Nigeria.
Adamu, therefore, appealed to residents of Ondo and other members of the public to stay calm and cooperate with police in the course of its investigation.