After Hilton Hotel Killing, Anambra Police Hand Hoteliers New Directive for Guest Protection

After Hilton Hotel Killing, Anambra Police Hand Hoteliers New Directive for Guest Protection

  • The police have started taking strategic measures to curb the incessant killing across states in Nigeria
  • One of such efforts is the one made by the Anambra state police command in a new directive to hotel owners and managers in the state
  • The police also called for partnership with residents of Anambra in solving and nipping criminal activities in the state in the bud

Anambra - The commissioner of Police in Anambra state, Echeng Eworo, has issued a new directive for all hotel management and owners in the state.

The hoteliers are expected to submit their guest lists to the nearest divisional police headquarters in their area every day, the new police directive said.

The Cable reports that Eworo in a statement released on Sunday, November 21 by Anambra Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga, said the new directive is aimed at doubling the security measures in the state.

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The police have urged the people of Anambra to remain vigilant Photo: Nigeria Police Force
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In addition, the police urged that all victims of gunshot injuries should be admitted and treated by private and public hospitals in the state.

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Ikenga however noted that while the hospitals are treating the cases, the matter should be reported to the nearest police station for immediate documentation and action.

Punch also reports that Ikenga urged all Anambra residents to work with the police to ensure that the state is secured.

He also called for the residents' partnership in ensuring that suspicious movements within their environment are reported to the police either at the stations or using emergency number 112 or the force command control room number: 07039194332.

Ikenga said:

“Report promptly any missing vehicles to the nearest police station or call the emergency/control room numbers, 112 and 07039194332 respectively.”

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Parents in the state were also called upon to pay attention to activities and the kind of friends their children and wards keep as they grow.

Police detain Ramon Adedoyin, the owner of the Hilton Hotel

Meanwhile, previously reported that the police had arrested and detained the owner of the Hilton Hotel over the killing of a master's student of Obafemi Awolowo University in the hotel premises.

The police spokesperson for the Osun state police command, Superintendent of Police Yemisi Opalola, also revealed why the autopsy on Timothy Adegoke is being delayed

According to the police, the family of the slain student have asked to be part of the autopsy process and their wish has to be respected.

Ramon Adedoyin reacts to killing of Timothy Adegoke

Also, Adedoyin who is being detained by the police in the state has for the first time reacted to the suspected killing of Adegoke in his business premises.

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Adedoyin said he has no hand in the killing of the postgraduate student of OAU in his hotel as widely spread in the media.

He also urged the general public to desist from making insinuations and allow the police to conclude the investigation over the matter.


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