The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the killers of four policemen in Bayelsa State.
The attack also left two other officers injured.
The casualty figure was recorded in the early hours of Monday after some unknown gunmen attacked Agudama Ekpetiama Police Station in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The IGP while condemning the act in a statement in Abuja on Monday by the Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba said the attack resulted in the death of the Divisional Police Officer, SP Ola Rosanla with three other Police officers and left two others injured.
The detectives are drawn from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), the Forensic and Homicide sections of the FCID and Special Operatives of the Marine Police Department to complement the efforts of the Bayelsa Police Command in carrying out discrete investigation into the unfortunate incident.
The IGP, while paying tribute to the fallen heroes, condoled the families of the four officers who paid the supreme price in the service of their fatherland, describing the incident as a classic example of the risk and sacrifices the Police are exposed to in their daily task of protecting our homeland.
The IGP also urged the Agudama Ekpetiama Community and the entire people of Bayelsa State to remain calm and to avail the Police with credible information that will help the Law Enforcement agencies to apprehend the criminals.