The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the deployment of adequate security around schools, hospitals and critical national infrastructures across the country.
Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, August 14 said the IGP has also ordered regular patrols, stop and search raids, to stop crime and criminality in some states of the federation.
“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the deployment of water-tight security arrangements to cover all schools, hospitals, health workers, and critical national infrastructures around the country,” the statement read.
“The IGP has equally ordered regular patrols, stop and search, raids, and show of force tactical commanders to clamp down on pockets of crime and criminality recorded in some states of the federation.”
The IGP gave the directive after receiving reports from various commands on the general security situations across the country.
He tasked officers and men of the force to take the fight against crime to the doorsteps of suspected criminal elements while calling for the cooperation of members of the public, warning police officers to be civil, professional, and humane in the course of discharging their duties.