Police Deploys Surveillance Helicopters To Ensure Hitch-Free Independence Anniversary
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has deployed surveillance helicopters to ensure a hitch-free and peaceful independence anniversary celebration nationwide.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood in a statement on Saturday in Abuja explained that the IG had also ordered the state Commissioners of Police and the Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in charge of zonal commands to carry out massive deployment of police operatives.
The statement noted that mounted troops and the dogs section were also deployed for crowd control and crime prevention at venues of celebration and recreation during the period and beyond.
It said, “The personnel are under strict instructions to be civil, polite but firm in the discharge of their responsibilities.
“They are to pay special attention to places of celebrations, public places and other locations where people will gather to celebrate the Independence anniversary.”