Zone 11, command headquarters of the Police, Onikan Lagos said it has adopted new strategies to deal with emerging new trend of security threats in the state.
According to DSP Hauwa Idris Adamu, zonal police public relations officer zone II, command headquarters onikan-lagos, “The attention of the Zone 2 Command has been drawn to certain publications being circulated on social networks within the country, which claims the infiltration of herdsmen in the Zonal Command area”.
Hauwa continued: “this said publications are not only misleading but malicious, as the AIG Zone 2 is working tirelessly within Lagos and Ogun States. He therefore considers this rumour false as no complaint of such has been received in the zone” Hauwa said
“Nevertheless, in line with the IGP’s mandate, the AIG Zone 2 has deployed a contingent of Strike Forces and Specialized Units of the Force which includes Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU), Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Explosive Ordinance Division (EOD) and Conventional Policemen have equally been positioned in all points to monitor Vehicles and individuals coming into the states”.
The states and Zonal Intelligence Bureau SIB/ZIB Operatives have also been deployed to all nooks and crannies of the Zone for Covert operations.
The release stated that the AIG has directed the two Commissioners of Police for Lagos and Ogun to supervise and monitor this intensive surveillance which will also pay serious attention to strategic places such as, worship centres, shopping malls, financial institutions, markets, business plazas, recreation centers, motor parks, Farm Lands, Remote and Rural Areas etc.
Meanwhile the AIG on behalf of officers and men of the Command wishes Muslims a happy Sallah celebration.
He further reiterates that the police under his watch and leadership will never collude with undesirable elements to forestall peace in the society.
Members of the public are hereby advised to continue to go about their lawful duties as adequate security measures has been placed to impede any ugly occurrence.