Terror Alerts: Police roll out emergency phone numbers for 36 states, FCT

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The Nigeria Police Force has issued emergency phone numbers nationwide as part of measures to counter possible terror attacks noted in the United Kingdom and the United States alerts.

Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has insisted there is “no imminent threats in FCT”.

In a tweet by the Force Public Relations Officer, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, it was disclosed that the IGP; “Rolls Out Emergency Numbers Nationwide.”

Adejobi noted; “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, CFR, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force in concert with other security agencies, to ensure the safety of all residents within the country.

“The IGP emphasized this while charging all Strategic Police Managers in charge of Commands and tactical formations within the country to beef up security in their respective jurisdictions, especially in the FCT.

“The IGP similarly directed that all emergency numbers across the country should be activated to full capacity for a 24/7 prompt response with combatant officers and men on standby to respond in case of emergency situations and distress calls.

“Residents within the FCT are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence and persons to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.

“The IGP therefore allays the fear of residents in the FCT and admonishes them to go about their lawful businesses and normal social lives/engagements as all hands are on deck to nip any security threat in the bud and respond to distress calls promptly.

“The IGP similarly reiterates the commitment of the Nigeria Police to eliminating all threats, as well as protection of lives and property of all residents of the country.”

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