IGP orders AIGs, CPs to beef up security ahead May 29


The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has ordered Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Command Commissioners of Police to beef up security around all key and vulnerable points, as well as critical infrastructures like mega filling stations, major hotels, national/ State Houses of Assembly, Eagle Square among others.

IGP Solomon Arase
IGP Solomon Arase

Force Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said the directive becomes imperative in a bid to ward off possible plans by insurgents to carry out widespread violence and coordinated attacks on these installations and public places ahead of May 29th, 2015 with a view to undermining presidential/ Governorship inauguration/ swearing- in ceremonies in the country .
“The Police High Command enjoins members of the public to remain steadfast in collaborating with officers and men of the Police and other security agencies to stamp out crimes, including war against terror, as the Police have perfected strategies to prepare a safe and secured ground to ensure hitch free inauguration/ Swearing-in nationwide,” he stated.

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