May 29th Inauguration: Police Commissioner Orders Adequate Security Arrangements In Benue

The Benue State Commissioner of Police Command, CP. Okoro Alawari Julius has ordered all Area Commanders, Tactical Commanders, and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the command to install adequate security in their areas of responsibility.

According to a press release on Friday, May 26, 2023, signed by the Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Anene Sewuese Catherine, the CP stated this in an operation order designed by the command and sent down to various divisions.

“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 command wishes to also inform members of the public that there will be a diversion around entry and exit routes within Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Square, High-Level Makurdi, as part of efforts to ensure the free flow of traffic. Members of the public are therefore urged to be law-abiding and cooperate with officers on duty for a peaceful inaugural process.

“Non-state actors or aggrieved groups and individuals are warned to channel their grievances to relevant authorities for redress, SP. Anene Catherine said.

She further said that CP. Okoro Julius assures the people of Benue State of his commitment to ensuring their safety and security.