Following the recent speculation on social media of the increase in crime rates within the FCT, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, on Monday confirmed that the Federal Capital Territory is safe, secure and not under any form of siege.
According to a statement released on the official Twitter account of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday, Adamu made this confirmation.
The statement reads: “This assertion comes against the backdrop of recent speculations in some sections of the media, particularly the Social Media, of an upsurge in crime rate within and around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
“Like other climes across the World, the country has its security challenges.
“The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has a robust anti-crime architecture which is continually rejigged to effectively tackle prevailing and emerging crimes”
“I enjoin all law-abiding citizens and visitors alike to go about their lawful endeavours without any fear or apprehension.”