Usman Alkali Baba, Inspector-General of Police

Insecurity: Nigeria suspends tinted vehicle windscreens, issuance of spy number plates

*The measures are part of the efforts at curtailing the current deteriorating security challenges across the country ─Usman Alkali Baba, Inspector-General of Police

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

As part of continued efforts at containing the current worsening spate of insecurity of lives and property in the country, Usman Alkali Baba, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has announced the immediate suspension of tinted vehicle windscreens in Nigeria.

The newly appointed Police Chief issued thus directive Monday, June 7, 2021, during a meeting with senior police officers, including commissioners and DIGs from across the states in Abuja, FCT.

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Baba also directed that the issuance of spy number plates be suspended forthwith.

He said the measures were part of the efforts at curtailing the current deteriorating security challenges across Nigeria.

The IGP as well reiterated that roadblocks remain prohibited in the country, while warning that Heads of Police Commands must enforce it, and key into the road patrol strategy as an alternative to roadblocks in the country.

On successes the Nigeria Police recorded in recent times, Baba disclosed that some of the high-profile suspects in Police custody include members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), kidnappers, and bandits who have confessed to committing some of the most heinous crimes lately.

He urged the senior Police officers to ensure discipline in their various Commands across Nigeria.

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