“Any Prison Officer That Cannot Shoot To Kill Should Be Replaced,” FG Says

“Any Prison Officer That Cannot Shoot To Kill Should Be Replaced,” FG Says

  • Rauf Aregbesola has insisted on the killing of criminals planning attacks on the facilities of Nigeria's correctional centres
  • According to the minister of Interior, any officer who is not ready to obey the shoot to kill order should be replaced
  • He insisted that custodial centres are now red zones and personnel should shoot to kill whenever an intruder attempts an attack

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A message has been sent to the Nigerian Correctional Service. The message was sent by the minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola.

The message is simple: Redeploy female prison officers who cannot shoot to kill, Daily Trust reports.

Criminals must be killed, Rauf Aregbesola insists
Rauf Aregbesola insists on the killing of criminals planning attacks on prison facilities.
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Aregbesola gave the directive at the unveiling of the new service logo and uniforms and the commissioning of a new staff quarters, ICT infrastructure and operational vehicles at the Service headquarters, Vanguard News added.

According to him, anybody who tried to attack any custodial centre should pay the supreme price going forward.

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He said:

“Riffles are not for play, they’re meant to kill criminals. Any officer that cannot shoot to kill, any lilly-liver officer that cannot shoot on the head should be trained or replaced.
“Criminals should not sustain injuries. Those people who cannot shoot to kill, if you don’t want to dismiss them, redeploy them to female prisons.
“People who will be in maximum and medium custodial centres must be tough. We’ve had too many embarrassing attacks and we must put a stop to it."

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Legit.ng gathered that the award was dedicated in honour to the entire staff of the correctional service for their relentless sacrifices.

Terrorists attack President Buhari's convoy

The Kuje prison attack occurred on the same day that some terrorists attacked the convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina state.

The attack by the terrorists caused fear among members of the area including a resident who said that they hid in the bush during the attack.

According to the resident they were in the bush until a long stretch of military troops arrived to clear the area.

Source: Legit.ng

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