UNIABUJA is safe, FCT Police assure

The FCT Police Command has debunked the viral message on social media alleging that University of Abuja has been attacked by bandits.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP Marian Yusuf, gave the assurance in a press statement late Tuesday night.
“The FCT Police Command wishes to debunk the viral message in some sections of the social media purporting that the University of Abuja has been attacked by bandits.
“The Command wishes to state categorically that there is no record of such incident as at 2200hrs of Tuesday April 27, 2021, hence members of the public are enjoined to disregard the message which is not only mischievous but  intended to cause tension amongst residents,” the statement read in part.
The Spokesperson further stated that the Commissioner of Police in charge of FCT, CP Bala Ciroma, has ordered uninterrupted patrols around schools within the FCT.

She said, “In view of the above, the Command urges residents to remain calm, law-abiding and verify every information they receive to avoid  causing panic amongst members of the public.
“Therefore, we wish to reaffirm our undeterred resolve towards the protection of lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.  
“The Command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653,08028940883 and to report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number: 09022222352.”