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The police definitely have been out-gunned and overwhelmed by the criminals. The kidnappers who started operating in the oil producing Niger Delta then claimed to be using the crime as an instrument of protest against the neglect of their area in terms of development by successive governments. However, since normalcy was restored to the area through the amnesty programme initiated by the Federal Government, cases of kidnapping have subsided in the Niger Delta The South East has now taken over as the headquarters of kidnapping and armed robbery and yet the police and other security agencies appear helpless. There is failure of intelligence. There is failure of crime prevention and crime bursting tactics. People now live in fear of criminals. The criminals operate with impunity. In some states of the South East, robbers have become the alternative government. The demand on the police to check this ugly trend may appear as a natural reaction to this development. However, the present crisis is beyond the capacity of our ill-equipped, ill-motivated and under-staffed police. The normal facilities which usually make a police the real law enforcement agency are lacking in our country And this is apart from the fact that the salaries and allowances of the police officers are nothing to write home about. Yet, we expect the policeman to confront the dare-devil kidnappers and armed robbers. The policeman who lacks good accommodation, who pays for his uniform from his pocket and contributes alongside his colleagues to get the station running, has the onerous and unenviable challenge of engaging the criminals and driving them out of town.
An onerous challenge is....

Options

A) a difficult one

B) an easy one

C) a frustrating one

D) an interesting one


The correct answer is A.


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