Independence Anniversary: Police ready to ensure hitch-free celebration


The Police Commissioner in Sokoto, Mr Dibal Yakadi, says the police is committed to providing adequate security during the activities marking Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary in the state.

Yakadi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Niger on Friday that various security measures had been put in place to ensure a hitch-free celebration.

He said already operational order had been issued to the Area commanders and divisional police officers to ensure security of lives and property of residents.

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“We have put in place security measures against any form of security threats in our areas of jurisdictions,” he said.

Yakadi called on residents to cooperate with police and other security agencies as uniform and plain clothes security personnel had since been deployed to motor parks, markets and recreation centers to guarantee their safety.

The commissioner also appealed to the public to furnish the police command with useful information about activities of miscreants.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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