Looting: IGP orders AIGs, CP, others to restore normalcy and peace

Looting: IGP orders AIGs, CP, others to restore normalcy and peace

- IGP Mohammed Adamu has mandated prompt restoration of normalcy amid wanton destruction and looting of shops

- In a directive to the force operatives, the police boss charged all officers to "dominate the public space" and bring back peace

- Adamu called for mutual understandings and cooperation from Nigerians and told them to be law-abiding

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Mohammed Adamu, the inspector general of police, has given a fresh order for the immediate mobilisation of all police operational assets and resources amid wanton of the destruction of facilities by hoodlums.

The was contained in a statement released and signed by the force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba, on Saturday night, October 24.

This is coming barely a week 37 police officers who belong to the now-disbanded controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit were given a marching order over professional misconduct and violation of human rights.

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Looting: IGP orders AIGs, CP, others to restore normalcy and peace
IGP Mohammed Adamu has mandated prompt restoration of normalcy amid wanton destruction and looting of shops. Credit: Nigerian Police (Facebook)
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IGP Adamu also ordered all the officers to "dominate the public space and ensure peace and safety in the affected areas."

While condemning the indiscriminate looting of shops, malls and warehouses, the police boss maintained that "enough is enough."

IGP Adamu called for understanding and cooperation of the citizens and sued for peace generally, ensuring that everything will come back to the normal way in a matter of time.

"The IGP enjoins law-abiding citizens not to panic but rather join forces with the police and other members of the law enforcement community to protect their communities from the criminal elements."

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Meanwhile, All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, has paid a solidarity visit to the governor of Lagos state, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, ending the speculation that he travelled out of the country.

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Tinubu's visit to Sanwo-Olu came on Saturday, October 24, at the Marina State House amid a deluge of tragedies occasioned by wanton of destruction in the state by hoodlums.

Addressing journalists, the APC leader expressed displeasure with how EndSARS protest transcended into violence that led to the vandalisation of the government properties and private facilities.

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