The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has issued a directive to all Commissioners of Police ahead of the Independence Day celebration tomorrow.
As Nigeria celebrates 59th independence anniversary, the IGP ordered the CPs to ensure a peaceful celebration across the nation.
A statement issued reads:
”Consequently, all Commissioners of Police and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in the State and Zonal Commands across the country have been directed to emplace necessary security measures towards a peaceful and incident-free Celebration.
”The IGP has also directed that Particular attention should be concentrated on Parade Grounds, Government/Private Infrastructure and all places of public resort and recreation centres. They are also to intensify patrols along all the major highways in the country.
”The IGP, on behalf of Officers and Men of the NPF, heartily congratulates His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria and the entire people of Nigeria, on the nation’s 59th Independence Anniversary.
”He salutes the courage and determination of Nigerians to build and sustain a strong, united and secure nation, despite our challenges.