Just yersterday, the FCT Police Command called on Abuja residents to discard the rumours making the rounds on the social media that some persons have been arrested at the FCT-Nasarawa Boundary with IEDs.
ASP Anjuguri Manzah who is the spokesperson in FCT released a statement saying: “This is the handiwork of distractors who are hell-bent on instilling fear and unnecessary panic on the minds of peace loving residents.”
He disclosed that the FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa seizes this medium to reassure residents that the Command has put in place adequate security measures to protect lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.
He also said the Commissioner of Police also tasked social media handlers to always verify information before circulating it through their respective platforms.
Manzah also nofitied residents of the Federal Capital Territory especially those living around Nyanya, Jikwoyi and Karshi axis that as part of the training routine of the Nigeria Police Force, the Force will hold its shooting range practice at the Police Range Ground, Karshi.
He said “the range practice exercise will hold on today Saturday, 26th November, 2016 from 7:00am to 4:00pm. Members of the public are therefore enjoined not to panic.Sequel to above, members of the public are enjoined not to panic as a result of the gunshots that will emanate from the range exercise. Residents are also advised to stay away from the area for the duration of the exercise as live ammunitions will be applied.”