The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has beefed up security across the nation’s capital following the alert that the Boko Haram terrorists and their allies are massing around cells in communities around the FCT to launch multiple attacks against important Institutions and the residents.
The Nigerian Customs Service on Saturday raised the alarm in a statement, warning Abuja residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities.
The Police Command in a statement issued on Sunday by its Public Relations Officer, Anjuguri Manzah (DSP) reassured members of the public that the police have deployed measures to tame terrorists threat including other criminal activities.
The Statement said: “The FCT Police Command wishes to reassure members of the public that the Command has deployed proactive intelligence gathering mechanism and crime-fighting measures to beef up security across the Federal Capital Territory.
“This is to affirm the Command’s commitment to the protection of life and property and forestall any act that could lead to a likely security breach.
“The Command is also working in close synergy with sister security agencies in its ongoing effort to strength security in FCT.”
Meanwhile, the Command enjoined FCT residents to report any suspicious persons or activities in and around their neighbourhoods at the nearest Police Division or report the same through any of the FCT Police Command Control numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.