IGP orders watertight security nationwide
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a 24-hour all-week watertight security arrangement and visible but proactive patrolling of the entire federation before and during the yuletide.
He directed Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of zonal and state commands nationwide to ensure a peaceful celebration.
Adamu equally instructed strategic officers to ensure massive deployment of intelligence and other operational assets on major highways, airports, railway stations, recreational centres, motor parks, places of worship, financial institutions, among others.
They are also to make sure that personnel were adequately supervised for utmost professionalism in the discharge of their duties.
He warned that indiscipline, extortion and intimidation of travellers would not be condoned.