2023 Christmas Celebration: Police Command Deploys Massively In FCT

…as CP cautions against the use of knockouts, fireworks/firecrackers.

The FCT Police Command given the forthcoming Christmas celebration, has deployed human and material resources at the Command’s disposal across the nooks and crannies of the Federal Capital Territory.

A statement on Saturday, 16th December 2023 signed by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, said that the deployment which is characterized by visibility policing at various places of worship and event centers, and raids on identified black spots, uncompleted buildings/shanties, stop and search, Vehicular/foot patrol and inter-agency cooperation, is aimed at ensuring that the residents of the FCT enjoy a hitch-free festivity before, during and after the Christmas celebration.

“The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Haruna G. Garba psc, in anticipation of the festivity, felicitates with the Christian faithful of the Territory and equally enjoins the residents to dissuade from using knockouts, fireworks/firecrackers which may cause panic or apprehension in the public, while reiterating his commitment to ensure the safety of all, SP Adeh said.

The CP equally urges the residents of FCT to be vigilant and suspicious of their environment and to take advantage of the Police emergency lines for distress calls and complaints: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883. PCB. 090222223527