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May 29th Inauguration: Benue police order heavy security

May 29th Inauguration

May 29th Inauguration: Benue police order heavy security

Commissioner of Police for Benue State Command Okoro Julius has ordered sufficient security around the state, ahead of May 29th inauguration.

He further urged everyone to avoid the state of Washington and the area where the inauguration would be taking place.

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All Area Commanders, Tactical Commanders, and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the command were given the order to make sure there was enough security in their respective jurisdictions by CP Julius in a statement released and made available to the press on Saturday.

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The CP underlined that the location for the inauguration event is sufficiently protected, according to a statement made by the Command Public Relations Officer, SP, Catherine Anene.

“In his directives, the CP emphasized that the venue for the inauguration ceremony should be heavily secured with adequate manpower and relevant equipment to ensure serenity and orderliness.

“All Police Officers have been warned to be very professional and civil in carrying out their duties, the statement read in parts.

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The statement however informed the public that there will be a diversion around entry and exit routes within Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Square, Highlevel Makurdi as part of efforts to ensure the free flow of traffic.

The police boss urged members of the public to be law-abiding and cooperate with officers on duty for a peaceful inaugural process just as he assured the people of the state of his commitment to the safety and security of the people.

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He further said, “Non-state actors or aggrieved groups and individuals are warned to channel their grievances to relevant authorities for redress.”

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