Police Tackle Rioting in Anambra, Alleged Sales of Exception Tags in Abuja
Rampaigning Youth Rioting in Abuja
Be informed that today 15/4/2020 rampaging youths suspected to be miscreants in their hundreds holding offensive weapons are presently Rioting at Nkpor and New parts general area of Idemili North LGA of Anambra State destroying Government properties.
Police and other law enforcement agencies are working assidously to restore law and order in the affected areas.
Consequently,Members of the public who are on essential Services during this lockdown period as well as the general public are strongly advised to keep off the area in order not to be caught in this chaotic situation.
SP Haruna Mohammed
PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command
POLICE Investigate Allegation of Sale of FCT Exemption Tags
The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Bala Ciroma has ordered a discreet investigation into an allegation trending on the social media that the COVID-19 exemption tags are being sold to persons not on the exemption list.
2. It is imperative to state that the tags which are only issued by the Police and the FCTA Security Service Department are part of measures adopted to check the flagrant violation of the presidential lockdown order, to contain the spread of COVID-19, by some residents.
3. Similarly, the authentic COVID-19 exemption tags are issued only to duly verified persons that are essential service providers. The exemption tags are free of charge.
4. The Command wishes to therefore assure members of the public that investigation into the allegation that some unscrupulous elements are printing and sharing these tags has commenced and the outcome of which will be made known to member of the public.
DSP Anjuguri Manzah
Police Public Relations Officer
For: the Commissioner of Police
FCT Police Command