fbpx
NewsSecurity

IG of Police raises security alert for Eid-el-Fitri Celebration

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has ordered a nationwide deployment of police officers and other operational assets of the Force for water-tight security ahead of the 2021 Eid-el-Fitr celebration

The IGP’s order was contained in a directive to Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs), Commissioners of Police (CPs) and other strategic commanders of the Force as part of efforts by the Force leadership to maintain law and order as well as improve public safety.

The IGP who noted that the nation’s security ecosystem is challenged, assured however that these challenges are not insurmountable.

He reassured the citizens that the Force under his new policing vision is already implementing modern security solutions aimed at tackling crimes and neutralizing both existing and emerging security threats in the country.

The IGP, while restating his belief that the nation will soon overcome its security challenges, further noted that the Force is equally upscaling its collaboration with the military and other law enforcement agencies in intelligence sharing and other target-oriented missions and operations.

He enjoined citizens to support the Police in tackling the challenges confronting the nation.

Alkali Baba reminded the citizens of the newly introduced Phase-4 National Response on COVID-19 Health Protection Regulation and called for voluntary compliance with the protocols.

He equally directed Commissioners of Police in all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to ensure full enforcement of the Protocols and warned that Police officers deployed for such enforcement must do so with utmost professionalism and respect for the fundamental rights of the citizens.

Meanwhile, the IGP, on behalf of the entire officers of the Nigeria Police Force, congratulated all Muslim faithful in the country as they join the Muslim Ummah across the globe to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr. He urged them to internalize the virtues and teachings of Ramadan in their day-to-day endeavours and admonished all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of obedience to the laws of the land and the pursuit of the common good.

Tags
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Close
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker