Ayade meets IGP, seeks end to kidnapping in CR


In a bid to stem the tide of kidnapping and other crimes in Cross River State, His Excellency the Governor of Cross River State, Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade friday, met with the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu in Abuja.

The meeting which held in the office of the IGP, Force Headquarters Louis Edet House was aimed at rejigging strategies and security architecture of the state for a more effective policing.

Expectedly, the menace of kidnapping in the state would be drastically curbed, with efforts concerted at returning the state to her glory of being the most peaceful in the country.

Speaking briefly after the meeting, His Excellency Governor Ben Ayade reiterated his commitment towards ensuring that acts of kidnapping and other crimes in the state were nipped in the bud.

He maintained that the peace and security of the citizenry was paramount in the agenda of his administration, assuring that kidnapping would soon be a thing of the past in Cross River State.

He averred that security was critical to his administration's industrialization and investment drive, adding that no investor would risk doing business in an unsafe environment.

Recall that His Excellency Governor Ayade earlier before meeting with the IGP in Abuja had a meeting with service commanders in Calabar aimed at arresting the security challenges faced by the state.

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