Inspector-General of Nigerian Police Mr Ibrahim Idris, has directed Commissioners of Police in state commands and their supervising Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to be on red alert.
Force Spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja saying that the directive was to enable all police formations to prevent crimes and criminalities in the country.
Moshood said that the AIGs and CPs were under strict instruction to re-jig their crime prevention and control strategies and carryout massive deployment of police personnel and logistics.
He said that they are also to pay attention to places of worship, schools, markets, venues of recreation and other public spaces to forestall any untoward incident.
The spokesman implored the public to cooperate with the policemen deployed in their localities. He said that the renewed commitment of the force to sustain the tempo of the fight against violent crimes and other criminalities in the country remained unequivocal and unwavering.