Gombe State Police Crackdown on Thuggery: Over 50 Kalare Boys Voluntarily Renounce Violence

Group photo with CP receiving renounced kalare boys

In a significant move towards fortifying safety and security within Gombe State, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hayatu Usman Psc, has spearheaded proactive measures to tackle the prevalent issue of thuggery, locally known as kalare activities.

In a statement released by Asp Mahid Muazu Abubakar Anipr, Police Public Relations Officer, Gombe State Police Command, the initiative, aimed at curbing the menace of thuggery, has begun to yield promising outcomes as over 50 thugs, referred to as kalare boys, voluntarily renounced their involvement in thuggery.

Expressing their commitment to the cause, these individuals pledged their unreserved support to CP Hayatu Usman’s mission to ensure safety and security across the state.

The historic event was held at the Command’s conference hall and had in attendance three Honourable Commissioners from Gombe State Government: They are Commissioner for Internal Security, Col. Abdullahi Bello Rtd,
Commissioner for Youth and Sports Hon. Adamu Inuwa Pantami and Commissioner for Agriculture.Hon. Dr. Barnabas Malle.

The program was part of CP Hayatu Usman’s action plan and results of the ongoing engagement with various stakeholders, including the youth and community leaders, to implement grassroots policing through Community Partnership.

The CP also ask the Commissioners for youths and internal security to convey the request of the repentant thugs to the government towards rehabilitating them for self reliance through various skill acquisitions programs.

Responding,the Commissioner for internal security, Commissioner for Youth and Sports, and Commissioner for Agriculture promised to bring the matter before the Gombe State government and also appreciated CP Hayatu Usman for this laudable initiatives.