The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwamadik, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa.
The IGP said for several years, Evans terrorised Nigerians and nationals of many countries across West Africa as efforts to arrest him did not yield the desired results until search net gets wider
The police chief, called for closer ties among security agencies in the sub-region.He emphasized the need to improve the method of monitoring and surveillance, particularly among border and coastal police units.
Idris called for improved communication capabilities among intelligence gathering outfits in West Africa and called for mutual support to plug loopholes usually
The IGP also has approved the special promotion of policemen who participated in the hunt and arrest of Lagos most wanted kidnapper.The IGP decided to motivate his men to do more exploits after he was commended by the presidency for Evans arrest.