The Bauchi State Police Command has suggested farmers within the state to harvest their farm produce so as to permit herders to graze freely and avoid clashes. Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, said this on behalf of the state Commissioner of Police, CP Auwal Musa Muhammad, on Saturday, September 16, 2023. The PPRO additionally warned all herders to desist from trespassing into farmers crops before they harvest them. “Bauchi State Police Command wishes to notify the public of the proactive security measures which everyone is required to be acquainted with and adhere to in order to enhance general safety and security in the state, the statement read. “On this notice, the proactive measures got here up following a reputable Intelligence and evaluation of safety threats recognized by the Command. The Command has recognized the next vices as potential safety threats for the Ember-months season. They are: Herders’/farmers Feud and Communal clashes, Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Abduction, Road Traffic Accidents, Stealing of Farm produce and Mischief, Youths’ Restiveness (Thuggery), amongst others “Herders’/farmers and Communal clashes: To avoid herders-farmers and communal clashes, the Command wishes to call on the respective organs to refrain from acts of mischief or any acts that could lead to the breakdown of law and order and Public peace. However, farmers are advised to evacuate their farm produce in good time before herders start grazing freely and it degenerates into the aforementioned. All herders are unequivocally warned to desist from trespassing into farmers crops before they harvest them. “Armed Robbery: This Crime case is usually a pattern throughout ember months. Consequently, the Commands crime evaluation advises travellers to shun the act of night-time journeys or travelling through the wee hours of the day. They are additional suggested to search for the closest handy locations to sleep and proceed with their journeys when the day breaks for their security. “Kidnapping and Abduction: This menace was almost rampant during the last ember months of the year 2022. In the year 2023, the Command has grounded a strategic map-out of the kidnappers enclaves and introduced modern security tactics and more sophisticated approaches in order to strengthen the operational bodies for serious battles against these crimes and others in the State. “Night-time Travelling and Over-Speeding: Due to the elevated variety of highway accidents ensuing from night-time travelling and over-speeding, the Command advises all travellers notably drivers to shun the act of rushing particularly through the wee hours to avert occurrences of avoidable highway accidents which could end in lack of lives or fatalities and properties. “Stealing of farm produce/Mischief: Farmers are advised to be familiar with their farm terrains and farm neighbours or farm owners around them. They are enjoined to be very vigilant with their farm produce and evacuate them when they are due for harvest timeously to avoid either being stolen, unlawful grazing by herders or destruction by night fire. “Youths Restiveness and Thuggery (Yan-Sara-Suka): Citizens are suggested to be very vigilant with their belongings in each circumstance and avoid being indolent. They are additionally enjoined to advise youths round them to shun any unruly behaviour which can jeopardise the peaceable environment of the State. The Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Police Command, CP Auwal Musa Muhammad psc, reiterates that the Commands dedication and relentless efforts towards guaranteeing a crime-free society in our beloved state won’t ever be halted. Consequently, the CP re-emphasises that group engagement in crime prevention, administration and management could be very essential achieve the specified objectives and our major mandate, which is the safety of lives and property amongst others. Accept the peace of mind of our esteemed regards, please. The publish Bauchi Police advises farmers to harvest their crops ‘in good time’ before herders start grazing to avoid clashes appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.