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Year 2014: IGP Orders Tight Security At Places Of Worship

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Ref No: CZ:5300/FPRD/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.1/ Date: 31th December, 2013.

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YEAR 2014: IGP ORDERS TIGHT SECURITY AT PLACES OF WORSHIP
…Pledges increased commitment to national security

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc, reassured Nigerians of the readiness of the Police to effectively provide adequate security for the country in the year 2014. While delivering his New Year message during the 2013 Security Assessment Meeting of the Police Management Team, Tuesday at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, he called on Zonal AIGs and Command CPs to ensure adequate safety and security in their areas of jurisdiction, with special attention on all places of worship. The IGP is positive that the multifarious strategies adopted by the Police and the renewed collaboration with the public are bound to yield more dividends for the country, reiterating that the Police are making robust efforts at locking up all channels of violent crimes in the country. He listed the preservation of public safety, fight against terrorism, rape, violence against women and children, challenges of communal clashes, capacity building and general welfare of Police personnel as top priority for the Force in the in-coming year.

The IGP thanked Nigerians for their tremendous support to the Police in their sworn resolve to keep the country safe and united, adding that the Police and other security agencies have continued to pay the supreme price to ensure that they live up to their mandate of providing effective security for our Nation.

Meanwhile, the IGP called on the public, particularly the youth, to desist from any act capable of disrupting the peace of the society in the New Year and beyond. He equally advised parents and guardians to continue to provide appropriate mentoring to our teeming youths.

CSP FRANK E. MBA
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FORCE HEADQUARTERS,
ABUJA

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