IGP Warns Personnel Against Use Of Force On Protesters

15 October 2020 by Peter Ireh

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned all Police Officers across the country against the use of force on peaceful protesters.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba in Abuja.
According to the statement the Inspector General of Police notes that citizens have fundamental rights of freedom of expression, assembly and movement which must always be upheld and protected by the police.

The IGP however appealed to protesters to continually conduct themselves peacefully and guide their ranks against infiltration by criminal elements.

The IGP stresses that the Force leadership has clearly heard the voice of the people and is irrevocably committed to doing everything within its powers to address the observed ills, punish any erring officer and promote people-friendly police force.

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