Abuja-Kaduna Expressway; IGP Egbetokun Strengthens Security Deployments

…Orders DIG Operations on Strict Supervision

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun has implemented robust measures to enhance safety and security along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway in response to the growing concerns regarding security.

A statement on Thursday, 11th January 2024 signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that recognizing the paramount importance of securing this critical transportation artery, the IGP has intensified deployments of Police Officers and security paraphernalia, leveraging advanced technology and strategic resources to bolster the overall security infrastructure along the route.

The IGP, while directing the DIG Operations, DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji, on strict supervision of the personnel detailed for Operations along the route, reiterated that the proactive step aims to reassure citizens and travellers of their safety, as the increased presence of security forces in the region will act as a deterrent to criminal activities.

The Inspector-General of Police while emphasizing the collaboration between various security agencies and concerned communities in the region, urges the public to remain vigilant, report any suspicious activities, and cooperate with security personnel as the collective effort is crucial in maintaining the security and well-being of all residents and travellers. He assures the public that these strengthened security measures are part of an ongoing commitment to ensuring a secure and peaceful environment.