Meanwhile,The Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of three units of Police Mobile Force, high powered police investigation team and Armoured Personnel Carriers to Kwara state following the killings in Offa.
The Force spokesman, ACP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said anti-robbery equipment and 10 crew members were also deployed to the state.
He said that the units which had arrived kwara would cover Offa and its environs as well as other vulnerable points in the state.
The spokesman added that the police teams would carry out intelligence gathering and raids on identified criminal and other flash points in the states.
Moshood said three additional PMF units were also deployed to Taraba to prevent further attacks in Donga and Bali Local Government Areas by gunmen..
The force spokesman said the unit deployed to Taraba would cover Donga, Bali, Lau, Gassol, Karim Lamido Local Government Areas and other flash points in the state.
Moshood said that the team had also arrested 12 suspects directly responsible for the recent killings in Donga and Bali Local Government Areas.
items recovered from the suspects were: seven AK 47 rifles, four locally made revolver pistols and 30 rounds of AK 47 ammunition.
Moshood called on the residents of the states to be calm, support the police and promptly report suspicious acts or persons to the nearest police detachment or station for prompt action.