By Seun Adeuyi
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered tight security arrangements and proactive high visibility patrols across the country, ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
The order was issued to all the Assistant Inspector-General of Police and Commissioners of Police in charge of zonal and state commands nationwide.
Strategic officers were equally directed to ensure massive deployment of intelligence and other operational assets of the police particularly in major highways, airports, railway stations, recreational centres, motor parks, places of worship, etc.
The IGP called for utmost professionalism in discharging the duty and warned against acts of indiscipline, extortion, and intimidation of travellers and other road users.
The police boss also advised Nigerians to take precautionary measures to reduce exposure to security risks and the ravaging COVID-19 during the festive period.