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IGP Places Nigerian Policemen On Red Alert over Death Of Iranian General

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert.

A photo provided by the Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader shows Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, in 2016. “We are near you, where you can’t even imagine,” Soleimani once warned the United States. On Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, Soleimani was reported killed in an airstrike in Baghdad. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via The New York Times)

This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report that sequel to the recent killing of an Iranian General, some domestic interests are planning to embark on massive public disturbances and sabotage. Consequently, Zonal AIGs and Command Commissioners of Police have been directed to ensure maximum surveillance and security of lives and property across the nation.

According to a communique by Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, the police commanders have been directed to ensure strategic deployments of both overt and covert Police operatives to ensure adequate security and safety of citizens, foreigners especially diplomats and diplomatic missions domiciled in Nigeria as well as the protection of critical national assets.

Meanwhile, the IGP has assured all Nigerians and foreigners resident in Nigeria of adequate security. He has equally warned all potential troublemakers to steer clear of the streets and territory of Nigeria.

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