The Inspector General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman, has said that the current safety alert was not true, as he urged members of the general public to at all times deliver related info to the police earlier than making it identified to the general public.
The IGP said this on Saturday whereas inaugurating a contemporary police station and barracks in Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
Recall that the United States and United Kingdom governments had launched safety alerts, warning their residents to keep away from Abuja due to deliberate terrorist assaults.
The police boss nevertheless dismissed the fear alert, saying, “How are you able to enter the nation and say there may be safety alert, you didn’t inform police, and also you go round telling your folks don’t go to Abuja, return from Abuja.
“When you may have info on safety, it’s correct to tell the police and we’ll discover approach to deal with it, as a substitute of taking it to the general public.
“I am urging media not to help them spread such information. We are working in synergy with other security agencies to ensure the safety of residents.”
On the construction, IGP stated the trendy police stations and barracks had been constructed throughout six geo-political zones.
He urged the group to take possession of the initiatives, noting that they had been constructed with public cash and they need to defend it.
He appealed to them to not vandalise the edifice when having concern with the police, saying that the station may have a CCTV digicam that may cowl no less than 2km.