Independence: IGP orders 24-hr surveillance, security nationwide
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered increased surveillance and security deployments across the country.
Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba disclosed this in a press release issued on Wednesday.
According to the statement, which was issued from the Force Headquarters in Abuja, this will forestall any breach of the peace.
It will also ensure hitch-free celebrations on the occasion of the country’s 60th Independence Day celebration.
The celebration will take takes place on Thursday, 1st October, 2020 in all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
DCP Mba stated that the IGP enjoined citizens to go about the celebrations without any fear or apprehension.
He noted that the Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police have been directed to ensure the safety and security of the public space in their various Areas of Responsibilities (AOR).
The Strategic Officers will strengthen the visibility policing structure and carry-out confidence building patrols particularly around residential areas, major highways and Government/Private infrastructure to prevent/arrest any untoward situation.
Meanwhile, the IGP, on behalf of the Management Team and the entire personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, congratulates His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Nigerians at large, on the nation’s Diamond Jubilee Anniversary.
He enjoined Nigerians to continue their support to the Police and other security agencies in their efforts at ensuring peaceful coexistence, public safety, public order and public security.