CDS General Olonisakin
CDS General Olonisakin

DHQ Constitutes Probe Panel on Killing of IRT Police Operatives in Taraba

In compliance with the presidential directive issued by the President, Commander-In- Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief of Defence Staff Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has constituted a 7 man Joint Investigation Panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police allegedly resulting in the killing of 3 personnel of the Nigeria Police and a civilian along Ibi – Wukari road in Taraba state.

The Joint Investigation panel is headed by Rear Admiral IT Olaiya and has a representative each from the Nigerian Army, Navy, Airforce the Nigeria Police, Department of State Service and the Defence Intelligence Agency.

The Joint Committee has commenced work immediately.

ONYEMA NWACHUKWU
Colonel
Acting Director Defence Information