The FCT Police Command has warned FCT residents to refrain from disseminating unverified information from the comfort of their homes, as it may incite unnecessary panic in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Instead, The command urged the public to responsibly share any pertinent information with the appropriate authorities.
The FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Haruna G Garba stated this on the 3rd of January 2024, while visiting communities in Bwari axis of FCT. During these visits, CP engaged with community leaders, assessed security arrangements, and took proactive measures, including deploying additional personnel and an armored police vehicle. Despite these efforts, concerns have been raised about perceived inactivity.
The CP emphasized that revealing detailed security strategies publicly posed a risk to their effectiveness.
“We appreciate your cooperation and urge citizens to exercise restraint in sharing potentially misleading or mischievous posts. Working in harmony with the police will undoubtedly contribute to a safer and more secure environment for all”CP stated.