Four police officers were killed by unidentified gunmen in Ahoada area of Rivers State today, May 9th. According to The Nation, the policemen who were attached to 30 Mobile Police Force (MPF) of the Nigerian Police, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, were ambushed and killed by the gunmen. Commenting on the incident, the Rivers state police spokesman, Ahmad Muhammad said: “We are deeply pained by the senseless and barbaric killing of our colleagues attached to 30 PMF, Yenagoa, who were ambushed in the early hours of Monday at Okobie enroute Yenagoa.
Today’s tragedy again highlighted the enormous calamity we face and witness in the course of our job. We put our lives on line everyday to confront crime and violence in our communities.”
May their souls rest in peace.