The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians of hitch-free celebrations in all states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as Nigeria, Tuesday, marks it’s 59th independence anniversary.
A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, Monday in Abuja, said the IGP has directed all command Commissioners of Police (CPs)and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) in the zonal commands across the country to emplace necessary security measures towards a peaceful and incident-free Celebration.
He said 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.
The spokesperson further stated that they are also to intensify patrols along all the major highways in the country.
“The IGP, on behalf of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, heartily congratulates His Excellency, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, and the entire people of Nigeria, on the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.
“He salutes the courage and determination of Nigerians to build and sustain a strong, united and secure nation, despite our challenges,” the statement said.