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EndSARS: IGP orders deployment of anti-riot policemen nationwide

EndSARS: IGP orders deployment of anti-riot policemen nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered immediate nationwide deployment of anti-riot policemen to protect lives and property of all Nigerians and secure critical national infrastructure across the country.

The anti-riot policemen are the Police Mobile Force (PMF).

The IGP has also ordered massive deployment of police operatives to strengthen security around Correctional facilities nationwide.

A statement issued by Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, said the orders were coming on the heels of increasing attacks, including acts of arson and malicious damage to public and private facilities as recorded in some States of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“Consequently, the Commissioners of Police in the thirty-six (36) States of the Federation and the FCT are to identify and isolate law-breakers from peaceful protesters; immediately arrest and diligently prosecute such perpetrators of violence in their respective Commands.

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