The Police Command in Niger has says it is ready to provide adequate security before, during and after the 57thIndependence celebrations of the country in the state.
The Commissioner of Police for the command, Mr Austine Agbonlahor, gave the promise in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Friday.
Agbonlahor said that the command had mobilised all needed manpower and logistics that would enable it provide a secured environment for the peaceful conduct of all celebrations in the area.
He said that operational order on how to provide conducive atmosphere across the state had been worked out for implementation by officers and men of the command.
“We have deployed sufficient personnel to all public buildings and recreational centres for well coordinated, physical policing against any form of security threats,” he said.
He advised residents to be security conscious always while attending public functions, assuring them that the command would intensify efforts in feasibility policing to safeguard life and property.
“We need intelligence information about miscreants to enable us come out with plausible security measures to arrest and prosecute them.” (NAN)