No Imminent Threat In Abuja, IGP assures Nigerians


The Nigeria Police Force has said that there is no imminent threat to the nation’s capital, despite the security alerts by different countries warning their citizens of imminent terrorist attack in Abuja,

The inspector-general of police, IGP Usman Baba, who stated this in Abuja yesterday, reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force, in concert with other security agencies, to ensure the safety of all residents within the country.

According to him, the IGP has admonished FCT residents 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.

The IGP 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.

He reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police in securing lives and properties, noting that the Force will achieve its mandate in collaboration with other security agencies.

He appealed to FCT residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence and persons to the Police.

The police boss also asked the general public to reach the Force through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.

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