Friday, April 14, 2017

Easter: Police deploy 3,325 personnel in Benue

Police in Benue State on Friday said they had deployed 3 ,325 personnel on special duty across the state for the Easter celebration .

Spokesman for the command , Mr Moses Yamu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police , told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN ) in Makurdi that the measure was to ensure security of lives and property during the period .

He said the figure did not include personnel on essential task force duties in the state .

Yamu said that some of the personnel were posted to churches and other places of worship .

He said that the command had embarked on “Operation Show of Force” to demonstrate its readiness to combat crime and ensure peaceful celebration during the period .

He warned mischief makers to stay away from public places or risk arrest.

“We are ready to deal decisively with mischief makers; anybody planning to cause problems should have a rethink because our men are ready for them. ”

He advised the people to go about their lawful businesses without fear of harassment or intimidation, saying “the police will protect you”.

(NAN )

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