May 29 Inauguration; Police heightens security in FCT and country’s borders

Written by on May 26, 2023

Ahead of the May 29 inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, security has been beefed up at the Presidential Villa, at and around the Eagle Square in Abuja, as well as all Nigerian borders, seaports, and airports.

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Thursday said operatives would equally be deployed to man the entry and exit points of the capital city and other critical government installations.

Adejobi disclosed that Personnel for the inauguration were drawn from Special Forces namely, the Police Mobile Force, Counter-Terrorism Unit, Special Protection Unit, Anti-Bomb Squad, FIB-Intelligence Response Team and the Special Tactical Squad, among others.

Also deployed by the police are helicopters and drones for aerial surveillance in Abuja and its environs as well as water cannons and armoured personnel carriers.



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