IGP Reacts To Terror Alert, Releases Emergency Numbers

Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, has asked citizens to remain vigilant, while assurance the resolve of the force along with other security agencies to ensure the safety of lives across the country.

The IGP’s assurance was contained in a statement issued by Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Thursday.  

The Nigeria Police Force

Usman asked all strategic police managers in charge of police commands and tactical formations within the country to step up security alertness in their different controls, especially in the FCT.

Adejobi said, “He similarly directed that all emergency numbers across the country should be activated to full capacity for a 24/7 prompt response with combatant officers and men on standby to respond in case of emergency situations and distress calls.

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“Residents within the FCT are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence and persons to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.

“The IG, therefore, allays the fear of residents in the FCT and admonishes them to go about their lawful businesses and normal social lives/engagements as all hands are on deck to nip any security threat in the bud and respond to distress calls promptly.”

Source: Punch

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