The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered police officers in Nigeria to beef-up security across the country as Nigeria marks her 59th Independent anniversary tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1.
Naija News reports that the IGP gave this order in a statement issued on Monday, September 30 by Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer.
The statement said the IGP assured Nigerians of hitch-free celebrations in all States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
“Consequently, all Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in the State and Zonal Commands across the country have been directed to emplace necessary security measures towards a peaceful and incident-free Celebration.
“The IGP has also directed that particular attention should be concentrated on Parade Grounds, Government/Private Infrastructure and all places of public resort and recreation centres. They are also to intensify patrols along all the major highways in the country,” the statement read.