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Security beefed up as Buhari visits Nasarawa


Security measures have been beefed up in Lafia and environs as security personnel have been deployed in strategic locations ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Nasarawa on Tuesday.

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who went round the state capital on Tuesday, reported that officers and men of the Nigeria Police, Civil Defence and other security agencies were stationed at all nooks and crannies.

NAN reports that more security personnel had also been deployed in Akwanga, Keffi and Karu Local Government areas of the state.

Mr Bello Ahmed, the Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, had on Monday, said that over 4000 personnel had been deployed in strategic locations in the state.

The commissioner said police officers were collaborating with other security personnel to ensure a hitch-free visit by the President.

President Buhari is paying a one-day visit to Nasarawa State where he will also inaugurate some projects of the state government.

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