We Will Go After Attackers Of FC Ifeanyi Ubah ― Kogi Govt
The Kogi State Government has expressed “deep concern” over attack on officials and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah near Lokoja, expressing confidence in the capacity of the operatives of Operation Total Freedom to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
Speaking to journalists via telephones on Friday, the Director-General of Media and Publicity to the Governor of the State, Kingsley Fanwo said such attacks are no more a usual occurrence in the state.
He said the attack is an isolated case aimed at “denting the highly effective security architecture in the State”.
He said: “The Kogi State Government is sad over the attack on Officials and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah who were journeying through Kogi State to honour an away fixture in the league.
“In the last 3 years, the State has succeeded in recording relative peace as the security architecture of the state has succeeded in putting the activities of criminals at bay.
“The Governor has directed the State Security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara (Rtd) to quickly rally security operatives to ensure those who perpetrated the dastardly act are apprehended and prosecuted.