2022 Easter Celebrations: IGP orders strategic commanders to ensure round-the-clock security of public space

0
114
Police IGP, Alkali Baba

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered intensive security patrols of all public spaces and critical national assets to ensure crime-free Easter celebrations.

In a statement by the Acting Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the IGP specifically ordered all State Commissioners of Police (CPs) and their supervising Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) to ensure adequate deployment of police operativesl, and operational assets to areas of security interest within their respective areas of responsibility (AoRs).

The IGP equally ordered that supervising officers should ensure confidence-boosting, proactive, and high-visibility patrols are carried out along the highways, motor parks, train stations, airports, worship centres, recreation centres, banks, and other financial institutions while taking adequate measures to provide a peaceful, crime-free, and enabling environment for religious, cultural and other socio-economic activities to thrive.

In addition, the Commissioner’s of our of Police and their supervising AIGs have been directed to ensure proper supervision of the men assigned for these assignments.

They must be professional and courteous to law-abiding citizens but firm and ruthless to criminal elements who might want to take the advantage of the festive period to perpetrate their unholy acts.

To this effect, the IGP Monitoring Unit and X-Squad have been given marching orders to monitor and police activities of police officers policing the highways to ensure respect for the rights of citizens and operational conformity with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Rules of Engagement (RoE) of the Force; the Complaint Response Unit, vis-à-vis Public Complaint Bureau, have equally been charged to respond swiftly to complaints received from the general public.

While felicitating Nigerians, and the Christian community in particular, on the commemoration of the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the IGP appreciated the citizenry for their support and calls on them to continue to cooperate with the Nigeria Police and other security agencies by providing timely information that would help in the prevention and detection of crime.

Please follow and like us:
Pin Share

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here