The attention of the Rivers State Police Command has been drawn to a viral Video on Social Media by a middle aged lady with startling revelations about her ordeal in the hands of kidnappers in a forest at Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, where she was harassed and tortured, before her eventual release.
2. The Command has carefully studied the Video and has found it expedient to react as follows:-
i. That the issues raised in the viral video be and are hereby ordered to be investigated, to ascertain their veracity.
ii. That the Command wishes to appeal to the general public and indeed the young lady to access the nearest Police Station and lodge her complaint for necessary action.
iii. That the Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday wishes to reassure the public that there is no cause for alarm, as undercover Operatives have been deployed for that purpose.
iv. That resident of the State are advised to remain calm and ignore certain misguided posts on Social Media capable of creating fear and panic in the minds of residents of the State. For the umpteenth time, Rivers State is safe and secure and will remain so by the Grace of God.
v. That the public is however once again enjoined to increase their security consciousness and report all suspicious characters and movements to the Police via the following security Numbers:-
SP. NNAMDI OMONI (anipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
RIVERS STATE COMMAND