INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE ORDERS ZONAL AIGS AND CPS TO ENFORCE SOCIAL RESTRICTION ORDERS OVER CORONAVIRUS FEARS
Written by darling on March 23, 2020
Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 global health threat and the subsequent social restriction orders imposed by governments at all levels, the Inspector-General of Police, MOHAMMED ADAMU has directs all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commissioners of Police nationwide to ensure that all legitimate orders are strictly enforced within their areas of jurisdiction.
In press release signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, FRANK MBA, The IGP further directs that adequate measures be emplaced to screen persons to be committed into police custody.
He also urged officers to observe personal safety measures even as he further directed the Zonal AIGs and Command CPs to ensure that cases of unnecessary arrests and detention of suspects are not condoned.
Meanwhile, the Force Medical Services has been empowered and directed to step up sensitization programmes across Commands, Formations, and Barracks in the country.