Police deploy 2,336 operatives in FCT
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Commissioner of Police (CP), Sunday Babaji, has deployed 2,336 operatives to guard against violence, crimes and kidnapping in Abuja during the Easter holiday.
The police boss, who wished all Christians a happy festivity, urged them to seize the opportunity in admonishing those within their spheres of influence to embrace peace, tolerance and patriotism.
Spokesperson for the command, DSP Josephine Adeh, stated, yesterday: “The Commissioner of Police, while assuring residents that the command has taken intentional effort in deploying a robust security architecture 2,336 personnel for the Easter period and beyond, charged operatives to ensure watertight security at all places of worship, an effective foot and vehicular patrol to parks, recreational and entertainment centres, to ensure free flow of traffic and respond promptly to distress calls from within the city centre and the suburbs, with respect for fundamental human rights and in accordance to standard best practices.
“In addition, the CP has directed the strategic deployment of tactical and intelligence assets across every nook and cranny of the territory, in strong synergy with sister agencies and the local security outfits, for immediate response to any unfriendly emergency.”
The command, therefore, urged FCT residents to cooperate with the police, remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the police through 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.
The Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk could be reached on 09022222352, it added.