Enough is enough! IGP blows hot, asks AIGs, CPs, SPU commanders to immediately restore order nationwide


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, NPM, on Saturday October 24, ordered the immediate mobilization of all police operational assets and resources to bring an end to the wanton violence, killings, looting and destruction of public and personal property, and reclaim the general public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters in some parts of the country.

The IGP gave the order to all Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs), Commissioners of Police (CPs), Heads of Police Operational Units, Squadron and Base Commanders responsible of Zonal/State/FCT Commands, the Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit and also the Special Protection Unit, today.

In addition, CPs/Heads of Police Formations within the various states have also been charged to mobilize their men and add sync with the Command CPs within the areas where they're domiciled, to dominate the general public space and ensure peace and safety within the affected areas.

The IGP, while noting that enough is enough to all or any acts of lawlessness, disruption of public peace and order and wanton violence which have resulted to indiscriminate looting of outlets , malls and ware houses, damage to property and loss of lives in some parts of the country, further directs the Police strategic managers to personally lead and coordinate the operation and use all legitimate means, to halt further slide into lawlessness and brigandage.

The IGP enjoins law-abiding citizens to not panic but rather collaborate with the police and other members of the enforcement community to guard their communities from the criminal elements.

He further involves the understanding and cooperation of the citizens assuring that the action is geared towards ensuring public order and safety and peace in our communities.

The IGP however warns trouble-makers to not test the collective will of the nation by beginning to cause any further breakdown of law and order.

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