- The Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali has held a security meeting with senior police officers including commissioners in Abuja
- The police boss updated the officers about the new policy regarding the issuance of police permits to owners of vehicles with tinted vehicle windscreens
- IGP Alkali stressed the need for the senior police officers to ensure discipline in their various command
FCT, Abuja - The issuance of tinted vehicle windscreens permits in Nigeria has been suspended until further notice.
The announcement was made by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba on Monday, June 7, during a meeting with senior police officers, Channels TV reported.
No more roadblocks blocks
The police boss however stated that roadblocks remain prohibited in the country.
He asked the heads of police commands to use the road patrol strategy as an alternative to roadblocks.
IGP Usman also disclosed that some of the high-profile suspects in police custody include members of IPOB, kidnappers, and bandits.
He stated that the suspects have confessed to committing some of the most heinous crimes in recent times.
The Punch reported that Alkali stated that the suspension of issuance of tinted police permits would check the worsening security challenges across the country.
Attacks across the country continue
Meanwhile, suspected bandits have invaded Tofa and Samawa villages in Bungudu local government area of Zamfara state, killing 41 farmers.
An indigene of the area identified as Malam Balarabe said the bandits invaded the area when the farmers were doing the crops planting and farm clearing, The Punch reported.
Balarabe maintained that a total number of 41 farmers lost their lives, adding that the bandits did not take anything from the two villages.
This follows the attack on Igangan community, Ibarapa north local government area of Oyo state, by suspected herdsmen.
The attack which led to the loss of lives and destruction of property was thoroughly condemned by the governors.