The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, has put the force on red alert across the country to ensure adequate security as Nigerians prepare for the Sallah celebration.
The IGP directed all commissioners of police to personally supervise the special security deployment and ensure 24-hour surveillance of their respective area of operations.
Police Public Relations Officer Mr. Frank Mba said in a statement the commissioners are to ensure that
maximum attention is paid to critical public places and other points prone to enemy attack and to retool their
security infrastructures in line with their local security realities.