Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja
The police excessive command, Saturday, debunked claims in the social media that bombs had been planted in many elements of Abuja.
It mentioned there was no such threats and affirmed that the nation’s capital remained protected.
An announcement issued by Force Headquarters mentioned there was no imminent risk to the Federal Capital Territory, neither was any bomb planted in any a part of the territory.
“It is stunning and disheartening to learn in the information and on social media that bombs are being planted in each space of the Federal Capital Territory, even from some people, who’re presumed to be peace ambassadors and patriotic brokers of nationwide unity in Nigeria.
“I dont think it will do our country any good to continually spread such fearful rumours to further create more panic to citizens and residents of the FCT and Nigeria at large”, the assertion signed by Force Public Relations Officer and Chief Supretendent of Police (CSP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mentioned.
It mentioned the purported declare that bombs was planted in many places was unfounded.
“We nonetheless reiterate that the Federal Capital Territory is protected and there’s no imminent risk, neither is the FCT being saturated with bombs as speculated in the information.
“We due to this fact urge residents of the FCT and Nigerians at giant to ignore this pretend information which was purportedly sponsored to create concern in our individuals and warmth up the polity.
“We will continue to adopt all effective operational strategies to decimate the activities of non-state actors and other criminal elements in the country”, it mentioned.