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BREAKING: IG warn troublemakers, places police on red alert over Soleimani death
Nigeria Police Force has been placed on red alert following the death of Iranian General, Qassem Soleimani.
In a statement made public on the police official Facebook page on Sunday by DCP Frank Mbah said the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has instructed commands across the country to be at alert to protect Nigerians.
The prompt for the alert is coming following some uprising domestic interests planning to cause massive public disturbance and sabotage. IG said.
The force headquarters Public Relations Officer statement noted that both Zonal AIGs and command commissioners are duly directed to ensure maximum surveillance and security of lives and properties in the country.
Police officers are directed to engage in the strategic deployment of overt and Covert operatives to ensure the safety of both foreigners, citizens, diplomats, and diplomatic mission running in Nigeria.
However, the IG warned all troublemakers and rumour mongers to steer clear Nigeria and ensured maximum security in the country.
The statement in full:
DEATH OF IRANIAN GENERAL: IGP PLACES POLICEMEN ON RED ALERT NATIONWIDE
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert. This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report that sequel to the recent killing of an Iranian General; some domestic interests are planning to embark on massive public disturbances and sabotage.
Consequently, Zonal AIGs and Command Commissioners of Police have been directed to ensure maximum surveillance and security of lives and property across the nation.
The Police Commanders have been directed to ensure strategic deployments of both overt and covert Police operatives to ensure adequate security and safety of citizens, foreigners especially diplomats and diplomatic missions domiciled in Nigeria as well as the protection of critical national assets.
Meanwhile, the IGP has assured all Nigerians and foreigners resident in Nigeria of adequate security. He has equally warned all potential troublemakers to steer clear of the streets and territory of Nigeria.