In a tragic turn of events, the Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division in Rivers State was shot and killed in a gun battle between his officers and suspected cult members on September 8.
The DPO, SP Bako Angbashim, was reportedly captured and dismembered by the cultists after he suffered injuries during the conflict.
This tragedy highlights the dangers faced by law enforcement officers in their efforts to keep the peace, and the need for continued support and protection for those who risk their lives to protect our communities.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and colleagues of SP Bako Angbashim.
The recent news of the shooting death of the Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division, SP Bako Angbashim, has been met with shock and dismay by the community he served.
SP Bako had gained notoriety in the past for his unconventional style of attending events barefoot, earning him a reputation as a maverick officer in the Rivers State Police.
While the exact circumstances of his death remain under investigation, his commitment to his community and his unique approach to law enforcement will be remembered fondly by those who knew him.