By Adeyemi Adekunle
Police Command, of The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has fortified security in the nation’s capital ahead of the Christmas celebrations.
In a statement released by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Command Josephine Adah, operatives of the force have been deployed in large numbers to various parts of the city.
“The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has deployed personnel and material resources in their thousands across the nooks and crannies of the Territory ahead of the yearly expected festivities.
“The proactive deployment which consists of all Intelligence and Tactical Assets at the Command’s disposal cemented with inter-agency collaboration is occasioned by the need to ensure that crime and criminality in its forms and dynamics are promptly nipped in the bud,” the statement said.
Following the deployment, activities, including stop and search, highway and border patrol, and intelligence-led raids on black spots, among others, would be carried out
Consequent upon the above, the FCT Commissioner of police CP Babaji Sunday psc wishes to assure residents of the command’s unwavering commitment to ensuring that residents sleep with their two eyes closed in the festive period and beyond,” the statement added.
The Commissioner of Police also exhorted operatives to ensure honor of human rights and adherence to global best practices in discharging their duties
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