ringroad2

Articles

I-G orders 24 hours surveillance on FCT, environs

I-G orders 24 hours surveillance on FCT, environs

Abuja – The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday ordered 24 hours surveillance on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs to forestall break down of law and order.

A statement by DCP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) in Abuja said the I-G gave the order following a violent protest by members of the El-Zakzakky Group in Abuja.

Adamu said the protest by the group at the National Assembly led to assault and injury to Police personnel on lawful duty as well as willful damage to public properties.

“The Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police in States contiguous to the FCT are also placed on the alert to ensure maximum security.

“While noting that the force is not against citizens expressing their grouse against the state, the I-G stressed that such ventilations must be done through legitimate and acceptable processes.

“The I-G, therefore, warned that citizens should not test the collective will of the people and the state by engaging in lawless acts likely to cause the breach of the peace,” he said.

Adamu had ordered a speedy and diligent investigation into the incident as well as prompt prosecution of all the persons arrested in connection with the incident.

The I-G expressed displeasure over the attack and injury inflicted on nine Police Officers by members of the El-Zakzakky Group.

He commended the restraint, maturity and professionalism displayed by police personnel in containing the protest.

He, therefore, directed the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Police Medical Department to ensure proper medical treatment for the injured officers....

Read more

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has expressed the readiness of his administration to work with local vigilantes,...
BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has said that it wholly owns and manages the Edo Specialist Hospital, which is...
BENIN CITY – Clerics drawn from different parts of Edo State have prayed for the success of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration...
BENIN CITY – The Commissioner of Police in Edo State CP DanMallam Mohammed has said that he has mobilized 730 operatives...
BENIN CITY – A total of 17 out of 8,276 graduates of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma-Edo State, were on...
BENIN CITY – The Federal Government has applauded the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on his administration’s commitment to deepening sports...
Abudu – Ahead of next year’s gubernatorial election in Edo state, Orhionmwon Local Government chairman, Hon Silvester Okoro yesterday said Godwin Obaseki...
BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has commended the Edo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (EMPWB) on the...
I am appealing to President Buhari to give adequate protection to electricity equipment before the revocation of licences of power distribution companies.
BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed that he has no plans to leave the All...

goedogeh