The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adams, on Thursday, reeled out recent directions and security measures targeted at peaceful Christmas and New Year celebrations by Nigerians.
The IGP in a very statement has declared that citizens mustn’t flaunt their personal wealth on social media.
Adamu has conjointly directed operatives to supply coverage for Nigerians on major highways, airports, railway stations, recreational centers, motor – parks, places of worship, monetary establishments, etc to make sure crime-free Christmas celebrations.
“The IGP gave the directives to all Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commissioners of Police in charge of Zonal and State Commands nationwide to ensure a peaceful celebration.”
“The IGP equally directed the Strategic Officers to ensure massive deployment of intelligence and other operational assets of the Force particularly on major highways, airports, railway stations, recreational centers, motor – parks, places of worship, financial institutions, etc”
“They are also to ensure that personnel deployed are adequately supervised for utmost professionalism in the discharge of their duties. He warned that acts bordering on indiscipline, extortion and intimidation of travelers and other road users will not be condoned.”
While congratulating Christians within the country as they be part of other Faithfuls across the world to celebrate the symbolic day of remembrance of the Birth of Christ, the IGP expressed profound appreciation to all or any Nigerians for his or her support to the Police and other security agencies in the fight against crimes within the country. He assured improved police service delivery and security generally within the incoming year, 2021.”
“Meanwhile, the IGP enjoined Nigerians to require preventative measures to cut back exposure to security risks and also the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. He stressed that citizens ought to avoid night travels, over-speeding, over-loading, stopping on lonely highways and excess flaunting of personal details/wealth on social media. citizens also are enjoined to voluntarily adhere to the COVID-19 prevention rules and protocols to forestall additional unfold of the virus.”
“The IGP, on behalf of the whole officers of the Force, wishes Nigerians a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year ahead.”