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Police set up ‘crack squad’ to tackle herder-farmer clashes in Yobe

Police set up ‘crack squad’ to tackle herder-farmer clashes in Yobe
December 05
11:30 2021

The Yobe state police command says it has established a tactical outfit to tackle farmer-herder clashes and other violent crimes in the state.

Dungus Abdulkarim, spokesman of the command, announced the development to NAN on Sunday in Damaturu.

Abdulkarim said the squad would help reduce and prevent criminal activities in the state.

He said: “As part of efforts to enhance public safety and security in the state, the Command has established a new tactical outfit, named: Crack Squad.


“The establishment of the squad is a strategy to ensure visible policing and to also address the issues of farmers and herders clashes, kidnapping, drug abuse , burglary, trespassing and related crimes.”

He added that the police in Yobe remains committed to reducing crimes in spite of the challenges of insurgency in the state.

Abdulkarim called on the public to sustain the continued support and cooperation given to the police to rid the state of violent crimes.



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