Threat Letter: Police Assure Deltans of Safety
The Delta State Commissioner of Police CP Ari Mohammed-Ali, has urge residents of the state to ignore the threat of an attack on the government and people of state purportedly by Fulani herdsmen.
CP Mohammed-Ali stated his in Asaba, while briefing newsmen on effort by the police to douse tension in the area following the delivery of a threat letter to the state printing press, with an ultimatum that the government should rescind its ban on open grazing.
The Commissioner of Police speaks on the development:
CP Ari Mohammed stressed that the command takes such information seriously and has summoned all Area Commanders and Deputy Police Officers across the state for an emergency meeting to strategize on appropriate response in the event of an attack.
Meanwhile, the leadership of the Hause/Fulani Community in the state led by the Sarki Fulani Alhaji Musa Mohammed, has denied any involvement in the incident, saying the settlers have had a longstanding cordial relationship among members of the various ethnic nationalities in that state.
There have been a high level of apprehension among residents across the state following the secret delivery of the threat letter in Asaba.