The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, on Monday, donated the sum of N60m to the families of security officers killed in recent attacks by gunmen.
No fewer than 15 security operatives have been killed in the last three months in coordinated attacks against security operatives in the state.
Governor Emmanuel who made the announcement in Uyo, when he paid a condolence visit to the command, condemned in strong terms the recent killings in the state and urged the command to rise to the occasion by containing the challenge.
“As a government, we condemn these senseless attacks and killing of security operatives in our state. I urge the command to rise to the occasion of containing the challenge,” Emmanuel said.