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IG Deploys Special Intervention Force to Restore Peace in Ife
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IG Deploys Special Intervention Force to Restore Peace in Ife

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, yesterday deployed the Special Intervention Force (SIF) to Ile-Ife, Osun State to quell the tribal clashes that have engulfed the ancient town since last Wednesday.

In a statement made available to journalist the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP, Jimoh Moshood, who quoted the IG, said Police are concerned with the unfortunate ethno clashes, disturbance of public peace and mayhem that occurred in the town and its environs.

The clashes, Idris said, had resulted in the loss of innocent lives, destruction of properties worth millions of naira, adding that there is need to put an end to the crisis immediately.
The statement read: “The IG has deployed Police Special Intervention Force, comprising five units of the Police Mobile Force (PMF specially trained Anti Riot Policemen.

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