As Nigerian workers prepare for this year’s International Workers’ Day, the Acting Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has assured of adequate security for them, even as he congratulated them on the celebration.
In a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, the IGP also commended the workers for their role during the last general elections.
The statement reads: “As Nigerian Workers join their counterpart’s worldwide to mark this year International Workers’ Day celebrations, the Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Solomon Arase, rejoices with the nation’s labour movement on this auspicious occasion.
“The Police boss, while sharing in the joyous Workers Day celebration, expresses his profound gratitude to the nation’s work force, on its role in the peaceful conduct, of the just concluded general elections.
“He described Nigerian workers as a dependable ally in the realisation of his administration’s desire to provide a ‘safe heaven’ in the country.
“The IGP wishes to assure the nation’s work force, that finest detail is being given to security arrangements nationwide to ensure hitch-free celebrations, as heads of Police formations nationwide have been directed to deploy its large human and material resources for a successful celebration.
“He therefore admonishes workers to report any security threats in their locality to the Police and other law enforcement agencies promptly.”
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