17 April 2021 By Peter Ireh
The Acting Inspector-General of Police Usman Baba, has ordered the deployment of additional Police operatives to ensure public safety and strengthen security along the Kaduna – Abuja expressway.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba in Abuja
According to the statement,The IGP gave the directive in anticipation of increased traffic on the Kaduna – Abuja expressway following the disruption of other means of transportation by the industrial action in Kaduna State.
The statement notes that the deployment will also enhance police visibility, prevent and neutralize possible criminal activities targeted at citizens plying the road.
It says, the IGP also directs Assistant Inspectors General and Commissioners of Police in Zonal and State Commands with jurisdictions straddling Kaduna – Abuja Highway and its environs to ensure no threat to lives and property thrives within their Area of Responsibility as a result of the industrial action.