Governor David Nweze Umahi has reiterated his unwavering commitment to finding the culprits behind the gruesome murder of four policemen in the state who were serving as escorts for a bullion van.
The governor sent his condolences to the bereaved families and assured them that the long arm of the law will definitely take its course and deal with the perpetrators.
Mr Francis Nwaze, Special Assistant on Media to the Governor released a statement on his behalf.
In his own words: “It is with great sadness that I received the news of the death of our dear servicemen who died yesterday while serving our dear country – escorting bullion van from Enugu to Ebonyi State. The loss is a big blow on our corporates which the culprits will never go unpunished.
“I heartily commiserate with the family of the deceased police officers and the Nigeria police in general, praying that God grants them the fortitude to bear this colossal loss.”
He promised the citizens of Ebonyi state and told them not to panic in this hard times.
“Let me also assure the public that the Ebonyi State Police Headquarters is already giving all efforts, harnessing all available intelligence to bringing the culprits to book as they have tightened the boundaries against the entrance of hoodlums.
“Remain calm and do not panic.” he added.