Ortom’s attack: Sen. Moro wants police to step up investigation



Sen. Abba Moro, the Vice Chairman Senate on Army, has pleaded with the Nigeria Police to step up on Gov. Samuel Benue.

Moro (PDP-Benue) made the plea in an interview with the News Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.

was recently attacked in his farm at the outskirts of Makurdi, the capital.

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G) Mohammed Adamu, had ordered full-scale investigations into the circumstances surrounding the .

Moro speaking on the said that he was hopeful that the I-G would come up with a report that would fish the perpetrators of the act.

“I don’t to preempt what the police doing now. The I-G had sent a special task from the headquarters to go and investigate the activities.

“We better wait and see what the report will be like. In the meantime, we thank God that the governor safe,” he said.

He further said that Nigeria’s security situation “ scary” noting that it had taken new dimensions.

“There are new dimensions that are being introduced now. In the past it used to be the Haram insurgency in the North-East. But today you find it has gravitated to a level of banditry and kidnapping and armed robbery that had been a thing of the past”.

The lawmaker, however, called on the government to step up activities of security agencies.(NAN)