IGP assures maximum security during Nigeria Independence Day Celebrations

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba on Wednesday, assured the nation of maximum security as the nation marks the 61st Independence Anniversary.

In a statement by CP Frank Mba Force Public Relations Officer Force Headquarter, the IGP noted that the Force has emplaced adequate security measures to protect the citizens, ensure the success of all the activities lined up for the anniversary celebration.

He said the force is ready to prevent any untoward situation throughout the period of the celebration and beyond.

The IGP, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians on the occasion of the Independence Anniversary celebration.


He pledged the unalloyed loyalty of the NPF to the sovereignty of the country as well as its unflinching commitment to combating crimes and criminality in the country and ensuring the safety of the citizenry.

The IGP called on citizens to go about the celebrations in the most peaceful and law-abiding manner.

He further enjoined the citizenry to continue to cooperate with the Police and other security agencies in fighting crimes and criminality in the country.

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