FCT AREA COUNCIL ELECTIONS: PEEP INTO FCT POLICE COMMAND SECURITY ARCHITECTURE, MOVEMENT RESTRICTION FROM FRIDAY 12 MIDNIGHT - 6PM IN SIX AREA COUNCILS
A peep into the FCT Police Command Security architecture.
In absolute readiness for the forthcoming 12th February 2022 Area council elections, the FCT Police Command wishes to intimate the general public with the emergency response system put in place via the creation of a “9 sector re-enforcement team “ comprising of the Police and other sister agencies.
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The Sectored reenforcement team is independent of, and shouldn’t be confused with the standard deployment of two (2 ) unarmed Police personnel at each Pooling unit across the state as required by standard best practices. The arrangement was however made to cater for the event of an emergency, totally ruling out the possibility of an overwhelming security breach, as well as availing residents of an immediate response option.
Below is a list of the various sectors and their corresponding contacts.
1. Karshi/karu - 07031288054, 09051515353
2. Abaji/ Robochi - 07039025916
3. Zuba/Deidei - 07069432758
4. Kwali - 07084460616
5. Gwagwalada - 08039671340
6. Kuje - 08099904277 08060505350
7. Kabusa - 08034528322
8. Bwari - 08033543835
9. HQ Response team - 08061336830
Consequent upon the above, the Commissioner of Police FCT Police Command CP Sunday Babaji psc wishes to urge members of the public to maximize the above opportunity in reporting any suspicious activities while the Police deploy efforts to ensure a safe election environment for all and sundry before, during and after the exercise.
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In addition to the above, and to strengthen the effectiveness of the Command control room in the period in view, a joint Operation Control Center has been created to cater for complaints and distress calls at the Command level through the following emergency lines:
Furthermore, towards ensuring security during the conduct of the Area Council Elections in the Federal Capital Territory, there will be restriction of movement from 12-midnight on Friday 11th Feb to 6pm on Saturday 12th Feb in Abuja.
The restriction however exempts students who are already scheduled to write their WAEC examination nationwide as well as other essential workers.
Adhere to restriction order and maintain situational awareness. Anyone who does not fall within any of these categories and are found wanting will be made to face the wrath of the Law.
DSP Josephine Adeh, Anipr.
Police Public Relations Officer,