5 April 2012

Nigeria: Easter - IG Orders Extra Security for Places of Worship

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Diko Abubakar has directed all Zonal AIGs and Command Commissioners of Police to provide adequate security to all worshippers and places of worship during the Easter period.

The police chief in a press statement signed by the force spokesman Olusola Amore, has ordered that all vulnerable points, and highways are properly manned with police visibility during and after the period.

The JTF had revealed yesterday that they had reasonable intelligence that Boko Haram is planning to launch major attacks in Kano during the Easter holiday.

The police chief also called on Nigerians to respect the diversities of the nation, and to continue cooperating with police personnel posted to their various communities.

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