Yuletide: IGP Orders Stop And Search Nationwide
As Nigerians gear up for the Christmas and New Year celebrations, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has directed immediate commencement of stop-and-search operations
Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood stated this in Abuja on Saturday.
According to him, Idris directed all State Police Commands across the country to beef up security at flashpoints, black spots and vulnerable points on major roads and highways across the country.
“The Police teams on traffic control and observation patrols have been deployed to such points and sections to manage traffic and carry out Police observation duties,” he said.
Moshood said that Idris further directed all Commissioners of Police to supervise police personnel deployed to these stop and search points to make sure that they are not turned to roadblocks.
“Members of the public should promptly report any roadblock seen mounted anywhere in the country to the IGP X-Squad,” he said.